Early dual G5 Powermac (2 GHz), 2 GB RAM, eyeTV 500 -- client is iMac G4 upgraded to 1.86 GHz 7447 via DayStar, 1 GB RAM. about 50 ft of cat5 ethernet between them. Everything is running latest versions of all software. Both machines are on a fast ethernet switch from the AE(n), which has the switch and an AE(g) plugged into it.
And I don't seem to have enough oomph to make it happen.
One possibility -- in my attempt to duplicate your results, I tested using an existing file from my eyeTV archive. Is it possible that it only works while capturing and not when displaying an already captured program?
Another possibility -- since both machines are connected to the AE(n) via the same switch, could I be causing contention there? I still have one ethernet port open on rthe AE(n), I could put one of the Macs directly into it. I'm a bit suspicious of the networking, as neither Mac is running flat out. The G5 has lots of idle cycles, and the G4 is running about 70-80% busy when trying to accomplish this.