[mythtv-users] Time Delay

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Mon Jun 13 06:03:12 UTC 2005

On 6/13/05, Christian Strijbos <c.strijbos at bechtle-hamburg.de> wrote:
> Hi Folks,
> i have a question about the Time Delay when i switch the Channels in
> LiveTV. In the moment i have a delay from 3sec. Is it possible, to
> reduce the delay to 1 sec or 2? I have seen this question in the Archive
> but i found no resolution for this question.
> I know that the time delay is essential for the buffer, but is it
> possible to reduce that delay ?

Not without hacking the LiveTV code probably. It's certainly not a
user-configurable option I've seen. For quick browsing of TV it can be
annoying - but for that I use the program guide instead which avoids
the delays!


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