[mythtv-users] Help with Dish 301 receiver

Endaf Jones jonese at zener.com
Sun Jan 8 04:08:17 UTC 2006

On 1/7/06, Maverick <mavantix at gmail.com> wrote:
> Thanks for everyone's help, I was able to get it working!! Yeah!!
> Now to just tweak some things, as I too notice there is a video jitter
> when changing channels in the background, can I just use "nice" to
> load irsend with, so it won't eat cpu? Will using nice cause issues
> with reliability when sending the IR codes?

If you renice the kernel module that's sending the signals, you'll
have failed channel changes.  It's CPU intensive to provide the 56K

You'll have to live with the video stuttering during IR sends for the
Dish protocol I'm afraid (unless you switch to a hardware IR sender).

# Endaf

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