[linux-dvb] networked digital tuner project

Robert Schlabbach robert_s at gmx.net
Mon Jun 13 13:57:03 CEST 2005


From: "Thomas Sailer" <sailer at sailer.dynip.lugs.ch>
> On Mon, 2005-06-13 at 12:39 +0200, Robert Schlabbach wrote:
> > If you have a networked server box, you can plug PCI tuner cards
> > into it and forget about Brian's project entirely... ;-)
>
> No, not necessarily. The high bandwidth video data still doesn't
> have to go through the server,

If a _server_ can't handle the network traffic, then a little network
device sure can't either... But with Gigabit Ethernet, I see no problem
with the traffic...

> and try fitting more than 2 tuners into a normal
> PC, good luck with all the thermal problems.

I have 3 tuner cards in my desktop PC with no thermal problems...

Regards,
--
Robert Schlabbach
e-mail: robert_s at gmx.net
Berlin, Germany





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