[mythtv-users] channel change delay with PVR350
bstults at crim.ufl.edu
Fri Feb 13 13:19:50 EST 2004
Bill Bradley wrote:
> On Friday 13 February 2004 07:22 am, Brian Stults wrote:
>>Long ago I had an AverMedia TVPhone tuner card. It was a BT848 card.
>>When I used xawtv to view TV with it, I could flip really fast through
>>the channels. I recognize that mythtv does a whole lot more than xawtv,
>>but why is it that much different for just watching TV?
>>I'm sure I'm just not understanding something about the internals of
>>mythtv, but I'm curious. Channel flipping is also a big part of the WAF.
> Myth is actually encoding and buffering the live tv while xawtv is just
That makes sense. Out of curiosity, why does mythtv do this if you're
just watching live tv? I can understand it would need to encode and
decode if you're pausing (or recording, of course), but why when
watching live tv?
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