[mythtv] NTP config

Steve Adeff adeffs at gmail.com
Thu Oct 20 13:57:40 UTC 2005

On Thursday 20 October 2005 09:25, Ivor Hewitt wrote:
> Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
> > DVB/ATSC time can never be as accurate as ntpd time because the
> > transmission, buffering, and capture delays can not be measured.
> > But it should always be within a few seconds of the correct time,
> > so it is more than good enough for a MythTV backend.
> Actually you might say for mythbackend purposes it might be more
> accurate, since it's the current time that should match the start times
> of programs accurately.... even if it is delayed slightly.

is this why so many shows don't start "on time"? If the TV stations follow 
their own time code then it would make more sense for mythbackend to run on 
this time. I guess the only issue is if two stations are running on their 
own, differing time...?


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