[mythtv-users] Why does going to live TV take so long?

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Mar 10 04:59:35 UTC 2006

On 03/09/2006 11:02 PM, Marco Nelissen wrote:
>> Marco Nelissen wrote:
>>> When I go to "Watch TV", it takes about 5 seconds before I actually
>>> get a picture (OTA HD using Fusion HDTV5 Lite). Changing channels is
>>> equally slow. Why does this take so long, and is there a way to speed
>>> it up?
>> Let's see.  At a minimum, Myth requires 2 or 3 seconds of buffer in 
>> order to provide the PVR features while watching LiveTV,
> That seems rather excessive. There's really no reason to buffer that
> much data before starting to play it.

Says the guy who didn't write/debug the LiveTV code...  ;)


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