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

Janne Grunau janne-mythtv at grunau.be
Thu Jul 12 15:07:05 UTC 2007

On Thursday 12 July 2007 16:22:01 Roo wrote:
> On 12/07/07, Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote:
> <snip>
> > (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..)
> Does myth currently implement the ring buffer in ram?

That was just hypothetical it isn't implemented. But the ringbuffers 
would be of course in memory. it doesn't make sense and is to slow to 
write them twice to the HDD.


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