[vdr] Switching time

VDR User user.vdr at gmail.com
Fri Dec 5 23:58:02 CET 2008


On Fri, Dec 5, 2008 at 11:34 AM, Morfsta <morfsta at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

I agree.  My channel changes are about 1 second regardless if I'm
switching on different transponders or lnbs.



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