[mythtv-users] Freevo, Tivo & MythTV
ian at duckland.org
Sat Nov 18 19:18:34 UTC 2006
On Sat, 2006-11-18 at 10:57 -0800, Marco Nelissen wrote:
> >I've figured it out.
> >Perhaps if everybody that uses MythTV gets exactly the same hardware,
> >we can optimize the code for that hardware like the tivo people do.
> >Honestly, if you've experienced 17 seconds to start up live TV, that
> >sounds like an issue outside of the MythTV world.
> Except that on the very same hardware, I can use mplayer to go to live
> TV in about 2 seconds. That puts the problem back in the mythtv-world
> I would say.
That's not the way I see it...
mplayer reads directly from the card, so it's displaying unbuffered
MythTV, as a DVR, reads from the card, buffers it to disk, then plays
from the stored file, which is how you get DVR functionality.
RHCE (7,EL4), CCSE, SCNA, SCDME
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