[mythtv] DVB Stability problems with watching live TV

Damian Ivereigh damian at cisco.com
Mon Aug 9 18:17:15 EDT 2004

On Mon, 2004-08-09 at 22:01, Ed Wildgoose wrote:
> >1) When switching channels, sometimes the player never gets up to speed,
> >staying at that slow speed it uses when trying to get the video and
> >audio in sync.
> >  
> >
> This may well be an audio issue. Seems that the alsa/oss sometimes gets 
> upset when trying to close and reopen the device.  For me it always 
> happens when switching between streams with different audio rates, eg 
> 48Khz is normal, but sometimes it's at 32Khz (old films).  Quiting the 
> live tv and going back to the same channel fixes it?

Yes. Always.

>   When a channel 
> isn't working then switching back to a working channel is fine, then 
> back to a duff channel is duff, etc, ie it's repeatable?

I am not sure. I will test this next time I see it happen. Thanks for
the intriguing idea.

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