[mythtv-users] delay in viewing live TV?

Donavan Stanley GeckoFiend at gmail.com
Sat Sep 25 11:33:29 EDT 2004

On Sat, 25 Sep 2004 09:40:02 -0500, James Jones <jamesjones01 at mchsi.com> wrote:
> OK. I finally have my wife set up with MythTV, with a PVR 250.
> Apparently MythTV does some disk buffering, even of live TV. Is that
> inherent in MythTV, or in the video card I'm using? 

It's inherent in PVR software.  Every PVR out there that offers "trick
play" for live TV buffers the video slightly, including Tivo.  The
only time this should be an issue is if you have two TVs tuned to the
same channel within earshot of each other.

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