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Michael Haan
2006-02-13, 18:17
Don't ask why, but I'm considering using my wireless SB2 as a bridge to connect my HTPC (also running slim) in my living room to the rest of the network (one other SB2, the internet connection, and anything else).  Two questions:



1) What will this do to my network throughput?  Please keep in mind that right now I'm running all G devices and my router is a Belkin Pre-N.



2) When pushing music from slim to the cross-connected SB2/bridge, will it go via the cross-connect, or wireless?

Mark Lanctot
2006-02-13, 18:51
I did some tests and reported the results here:

http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=19612

Executive summary: it works flawlessly. Even when
streaming FLAC, the impact on bridged device speed is
minimal. When there's no streaming traffic, it's as
good as my wireless card.

But you have a slightly different arrangement. I
recall someone else tried this and there was an issue
with SlimServer running on the bridged device.

Not quite sure what you mean by your second question.

--- Michael Haan <michael_haan (AT) hotmail (DOT) com> wrote:


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Don't ask why, but I'm considering using my wireless
SB2 as a bridge to connect my HTPC (also running slim)
in my living room to the rest of the network (one
other SB2, the internet connection, and anything
else). Two questions:

1) What will this do to my network throughput? Please
keep in mind that right now I'm running all G devices
and my router is a Belkin Pre-N.

2) When pushing music from slim to the cross-connected
SB2/bridge, will it go via the cross-connect, or
wireless?


>

Michael Haan
2006-02-14, 07:45
My config currently is as follows:



slimserver----crossover cable----SB2(1)----802.11G----Pre-N Router----SB2(2)



My second question was asking if when pushing music SB2(1), will it go all the way to the router and then back via 802.11G, or will it just hit the crossover?













From:&nbsp;&nbsp;Mark Lanctot &lt;marklanctot (AT) yahoo (DOT) ca&gt;
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Subject:&nbsp;&nbsp;Re: [slim] 802.11 G Bridge Function
Date:&nbsp;&nbsp;Mon, 13 Feb 2006 20:51:01 -0500 (EST)
&gt;I did some tests and reported the results here:
&gt;
&gt;http://forums.slimdevices.com/showthread.php?t=19612
&gt;
&gt;Executive summary: it works flawlessly.&nbsp;&nbsp;Even when
&gt;streaming FLAC, the impact on bridged device speed is
&gt;minimal.&nbsp;&nbsp;When there's no streaming traffic, it's as
&gt;good as my wireless card.
&gt;
&gt;But you have a slightly different arrangement.&nbsp;&nbsp;I
&gt;recall someone else tried this and there was an issue
&gt;with SlimServer running on the bridged device.
&gt;
&gt;Not quite sure what you mean by your second question.
&gt;
&gt;--- Michael Haan &lt;michael_haan (AT) hotmail (DOT) com&gt; wrote:
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&gt;Don't ask why, but I'm considering using my wireless
&gt;SB2 as a bridge to connect my HTPC (also running slim)
&gt;in my living room to the rest of the network (one
&gt;other SB2, the internet connection, and anything
&gt;else).&nbsp;&nbsp;Two questions:
&gt;
&gt;1) What will this do to my network throughput?&nbsp;&nbsp;Please
&gt;keep in mind that right now I'm running all G devices
&gt;and my router is a Belkin Pre-N.
&gt;
&gt;2) When pushing music from slim to the cross-connected
&gt;SB2/bridge, will it go via the cross-connect, or
&gt;wireless?
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seanadams
2006-02-14, 08:04
My config currently is as follows:



slimserver----crossover cable----SB2(1)----802.11G----Pre-N Router----SB2(2)



My second question was asking if when pushing music SB2(1), will it go all the way to the router and then back via 802.11G, or will it just hit the crossover?



This traffic won't hit the wireless side.