[mythtv-users] Wireless Pre-N for Linux?
Peter A. Daly
petedaly at gmail.com
Mon Mar 26 13:45:37 UTC 2007
On 3/25/07, William Munson <william_munson at bellsouth.net> wrote:
> Ken Mandelberg wrote:
> > My 802.11G wireless setup is just two slow for HD between the front and
> > backends. Are their Pre-N solutions with Linux drivers (USB, PC card
> There are a number of wireless solutions for linux however its still not
> going to allow you to view HD over a wireless network. 802.11G is just
> not fast enough. From what I can see, the only option is cat5/6 cable.
Will 108Mbit do it? With a matching (D-LINK) wireless router, the D-Link
DWL-820 will do 108Mbit. It's a wireless gaming adapter that plugs into the
ethernet port, so it doesn't need drivers.
I use it with a standard 54g network, so I can't really speak to the 108
aspects, but it says it does it. I use mine for a SD MiniMyth frontend.
Come to think of it 108Mbit is higher than 100Mbit, so looking at the raw
numbers, your 100Mbit ethernet would be the bottleneck. In practice, I bet
the wireless has overhead that eats up a chunk of the bandwidth before
getting to ethernet. Hmm...not like it really matters.
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