[mythtv-users] How can I change the Remote Control button timeout for channel changes?

Nick Morrott knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Fri Nov 6 11:11:32 UTC 2009

2009/11/6 Another Sillyname <anothersname at googlemail.com>:
> I'm currently working on getting a better implementation of the PS3
> bluetooth remote for mythtv.
> While doing this I also want to be able to change the timeout between
> button presses BEFORE the channel changes....
> i.e. Let's say I want to press 205 and instead just press 25, at the
> moment Mythtv reacts to change the channel too quickly before I can
> backup to correct the error.  Ideally what I really want is to enter
> my numbers then press the enter key on the remote to say execute the
> channel change.  You might say just change the channel again, but on
> DVB-T sometimes the channel will lock on a 'dead carrier' and take up
> to 30 seconds before you can get control back.
> I've googled but can't find any way to do this......any ideas anyone?

You need to disable MythTV from automatically changing channel when
you enter a valid channum.

Specifically, you need to disable the option "Change channels
immediately without select" on the "General Basic" TV Settings setup


Nick Morrott

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