[vdr] Switching time

Morfsta morfsta at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 20:34:31 CET 2008


On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 11:05 AM, Alex Betis <alex.betis at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2 channels on the same transponder - about 2 seconds - video and sound
> playing right after the switch.
> 2 channels on different transponders - about 4 seconds - sound is playing
> right after the switch, image is shown, but start moving about 1 more second
> later.

Sounds long, I can channel change on DVB-T and DVB-S almost instantaneously.

You can normally fix this by recompiling your kernel with low latency
settings (timer frequency, kernel queuing methods etc) - normally
selecting the best settings for a desktop helps.



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