[mythtv-users] Channel changing pause

Damian Surr damian at gingermagic.co.uk
Fri Jun 29 13:26:14 UTC 2007

> Resolution and power may have something to do with it.
> I have a backend system running a frontend as well, on an AMD 2 GHz, 4GB 
> memory, no probs there, running 1024x768 resolution
> A remote frontend only , on 1xGbE running on a C7 1.5GHz, 1GB memory, 
> memory isn't usually all used up, running 1380x1024 (ish, I know the 
> first number!).
>  Browsing to a channel using up and down to preview channels using the 
> guide, or using EPG, then enter to activate it, on the AMD less than a 
> second to activate and display the new channel. On the C7, around 2 
> seconds (maybe it just seems longer).
> I think that some of the lag may be an odd networking/remote issue that 
> I have, PIP does not work for a very odd reason, maybe I will pose the 
> question again later.
> What is the power in your machines?  
> Gareth

Hi Gareth,

I'm using a 1Gb Athlon with 512 memory as a frontend/backend system. 
nVidia 5200 graphics card and 2 Nova-T's.


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