[mythtv] ... channel change times....?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu Jul 12 15:14:42 UTC 2007

On 07/12/2007 03:30 AM, Erez D wrote:

<snip>something about apples and oranges</snip>

> so i really do not see the reason it takes so much time to change
> channels in myth
> if the frontend will know in advance what the pids are (this info can
> be cached as channles do not change pids so often)
> and will not need to scan the stream for it.
> note also that when changing channels, as we usually watch in no delay
> related to real time, if frontend and backend are on the same machine,
> then the data written to file still sits in the kernel's cache and it
> should not need time to get it from disk
> so as far as i see it. channel changing speeds, could be a lot faster
> in myth.

Your patch didn't come through.  Please resend.

(And, writing that patch is the best way for you to answer your own
questions.  Then, you can explain to others why Myth is "so slow.")


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