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

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Thu Jul 12 00:35:30 UTC 2007

On 12/07/07, Justin Hornsby <justin.hornsby at gmail.com> wrote:
> VDR isn't doing much more than piping mplayer onto the output of *zap
> (tzap, czap, szap) AFAIK - they don't actually start bufferring til
> you press pause IIRC.  That's probably how their channel change time
> is so quick.
> As for commercial STBs - talk to Virgin Media about their 5 sec +
> channel change times :(  Remember that's _without_ any fancy PVR stuff
> going on!

Is your box old? Our Samsung STBs change in ~1s using Ch+/Ch-, the
EPG, or entering a channel number directly. Significantly faster than
LiveTV mode in Myth though...


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