[mythtv-users] Can somebody explain how FF/REW are *supposed* to
work? Is it broken with the PVR-350?
kleptophobiac at gmail.com
Sun Nov 20 21:38:44 EST 2005
The basic ff/rew functions have never worked properly. :(
On 11/20/05, Daniel Segel <mythtv at archer-segel.com> wrote:
> In Setup->TV Settings->Playback you can specify "Fast forward amount (in
> seconds) and "Rewind amount (in seconds)". What exactly are these
> numbers for? I use the Alternate fast forward and rewind keys (i.e. "<"
> and ">"). When I press Fast Forward once it starts playing at 3X speed,
> if I press it again it goes to 5X, then 10x, 20x, 30x, 60x, etc. What do
> the numbers entered in setup have to do with the speed? I understand how
> they affect things when I use the jump keys (Left and Right arrows), but
> I'm unclear on how they relate to FF and REW.
> Also, I'm using a PVR-350 for MPEG decoding and video output (i.e. I'm
> not using xv). FF and REW are clearly broken in MythTV for this card. At
> 3x speed the video plays at 3x and the time counter advances at 3x, and
> when I exit FF by pressing Play it starts playing at the point I am
> viewing. At 5x or faster the time counter advances at normal speed (i.e.
> 1 second/second), and when I exit FF by pressing play it jumps back to
> where I started. Using FF or REW at any speed faster than 3X simply does
> not work. Is this a bug in MythTV? Is it a problem with the ivtv driver?
> Is my system just configured wrong?
> Daniel Segel
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