[linux-dvb] networked digital tuner project

Manu Abraham manu at kromtek.com
Mon Jun 13 14:15:00 CEST 2005


Robert Schlabbach wrote:
> 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...
> 

In fact even if it get's heated up i don't see any problems. I have 3 
Twinhan cards with LG tuners which get damn hot ..


Strictly speaking heated up or not heated up doesn't make any difference 
at all.. Or at least what i have seen..


Manu




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