[mythtv-users] more on recommendations for a tuner card
dsr-myth at tao.merseine.nu
Tue Nov 18 14:07:53 UTC 2008
On Mon, Nov 17, 2008 at 03:38:42PM -0500, Eric Mesa wrote:
> While not *technically* a card, the HD Homerun seems to fulfill all of my
> requirements. It has 2 tuners and, being external, it will "fit" into my
> shuttle-like case. Also, since it sends the info via the net, I can get
> over the wife's complaint that the antenna looks ugly in the living room.
> I've seen a lot people speaking highly of it on this mailing list. So, what
> I'd like to hear are the negatives. Any frustrations you're having with the
> box? What does it not do that just pisses you off? I have 6 computers on
> my network. Here and there I might have some heavy traffic - downloading a
> Linux distro or some other such thing. Will this mean that it will be worse
> or harder to use the homerun on those days?
If you're running your network through 100Mb/s switches rather
than hubs, you shouldn't have an issue.
It would be nice if the HDHR could take a static IP address and
remember it across power cycles. You need to run a DHCP server
That's about it. Well, it would be nice if my cableco would
make more clear QAM channels available. They used to offer
everything except the paid-premium channels.
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