[mythtv-users] Idea for faster channel surfing
cwatson at linkline.com
Thu Dec 2 23:25:28 UTC 2004
Michael Starks wrote:
>I had an idea about how the delay might be reduced when changing
>channels. In a 2+ tuner system, can one tuner "leapfrog" the other and
>start buffering the next or previous channel, depending on the direction
>the user is surfing?
>For example, I start at channel three.
>Tuner two starts buffering channel four.
What if what I want to switch to is channel 7?
>I go to channel four and start reading the buffer.
>Tuner 1 starts buffering channel five.
What if I want to go to channel 71?
>Would this work?
Just my 2 cents...
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