[mythtv-users] delay in viewing live TV?
matt at vollmars.com
Sat Sep 25 08:15:25 EDT 2004
I may be totally mistaken, since I don't have a PVR-X50, but can't you
just run 'mplayer /dev/video0' or something like that? I mean, it is
just an mpeg2 stream, right? It won't hurt to try anyway, and then you
don't have to deal with the buffering issues.
On Sat, 2004-09-25 at 11:05 -0400, Tom E. Craddock, Jr. wrote:
> James Jones wrote:
> > OK. I finally have my wife set up with MythTV, with a PVR 250.
> > Apparently MythTV does some disk buffering, even of live TV. Is that
> > inherent in MythTV, or in the video card I'm using? (Were it not a PVR
> > 250, I'd point her at one of the other TV viewing programs, but they
> > apparently expect data in a format other than the 250 emits.)
> > James Jones
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> To take advantage of MythTVs features, it has to buffer Live TV. If you
> want to rewind and catch something, or pause/ff, there has to be
> something buffered in memory for Myth, or any other PVR software that
> allows for this sort of thing. If she just wants to watch TV thru her
> PC and not have any PVR software, if shes on windows, you can get
> Happauges WinTV program from their website.
> Tom E. Craddock, Jr.
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