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

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Nov 6 16:35:55 UTC 2009

On 11/06/2009 06:56 AM, Another Sillyname wrote:
> 2009/11/6 Nick Morrott:
>> 2009/11/6 Another Sillyname:
>>> 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
>> page.
> OOO Nick.....Bug-et
> WIth the value set either way the channel still changes without me
> having to hit the enter key.
> I'm running 22RC1

http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/7197 , which is currently fixed in 
trunk, but not in 0.22-fixes.  It will be backported to -fixes after 


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