[mythtv-users] LiveTV channel switching time

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Fri Dec 1 21:52:25 UTC 2006

On Dec 1, 2006, at 1:47 PM, Dag Nygren wrote:

>>> channel number 1-6 every press of a number to get to the channel  
>>> suffers
>>> from that timeout.
>>> a --/- button might be the solution? As in the "old" TV:s.
>>> Is the timeout adjustable?
>>   I hope people in here are not confusing that time out with  
>> channel change tims :)
> Me too, that's why I mentioned it.
>>  But most remotes have an enter/OK button. on my remote frontends  
>> take 2
>> seconds to change the channel on the screen AFTER I hit OK, under  
>> 2 seconds on
>> my local frontend. Startup takes 3 seconds or so on thelocal frontend
> Tried that,
> the real time seems to be 4-5 seconds here. (DVB)
> Frontend and backend are on the same box, but the database
> behind a WiFI connection.

I'd be jumping up and down with glee if I was getting only 4-5 second  
channel changes and my database was remote via wi-fi. Can you try  
putting your database locally and checking the time? Or maybe just  
trace the db and see how long it's taking to execute your query once  
entering LiveTV?

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