[mythtv] Suggestion for improving SLOW channel changing in LiveTV.....

Jeffrey Brent McBeth mcbeth at broggs.org
Thu Sep 8 12:41:58 UTC 2005

On Thu, Sep 08, 2005 at 08:38:53AM -0400, Peter Lee wrote:

> I've posted this idea before, but I'll post it again: It seems to me a
> reasonable idea to have a live TV mode (or an option for a live TV
> mode) that doesn't provide any PVR functionality (and therefore
> doesn't have a ring buffer, etc).  Sure you won't be able to pause or
> rewind, but hey, if you insist on live TV surfing, that's what you
> get.
> I would personally never use such a mode, but I know that others in my
> household would.

I'm personally really glad of the delay in channel changing.  It is short
enough to be tolerable, long enough to prevent manic channel surfing (of
which my wife is guilty).  I would probably have to disable the LiveTV stuff
if things got much faster just to keep my sanity :-)


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