[mythtv] Effect of Multi-rec on channel change times....?

Colin Guthrie mythtv at colin.guthr.ie
Wed Jul 11 23:36:15 UTC 2007

Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
> Someone may implement the continuous record feature in
> future, but implementing such a feature would in some
> ways have been easier to implement before multirec and
> no one ever bothered to do it, so I wouldn't bet on it.
> (You just record as many other streams as your hardware
> allows into small ring buffers and use them to initially
> fill up your recording file when you switch to that
> channel, then there is no need to wait for buffering
> since you already have a few seconds of video..)

Interesting.... Do you know if this is how VDR or commercial set top
boxes do it?

I'd love to see this in Myth - it would make it really rock for live tv :)

That said I rarely watch live tv anyway :p



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