[mythtv-users] Channel zapping and the WAF
jim at jtan.com
Mon Jan 12 11:03:56 EST 2004
> Can you explain this a little more? I assume you refer to the fact that an
> external perl script has to run to change channels, but it seems to me that
> the time it takes to run the script is (should be) quite small compared to
> the 2 seconds required to fill the buffer from the new channel.
dct-channel (for example) typically takes about 3 seconds, but could
go as high as a minute in worst case (when the box is turned off).
> On a minor related note, too bad Myth can't read the channel from
> the external tuner, to avoid those rare yet annoying times when the
> tuner and Myth are out of sync...
dct-channel does this.
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