[vdr] Switching time

Alex Betis alex.betis at gmail.com
Sat Dec 6 06:37:23 CET 2008


On Sat, Dec 6, 2008 at 12:58 AM, VDR User <user.vdr at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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.

You're saying that kernel provided by distributors (Fedora 10 in my case) is
not tuned for desktops?
Interesting... Will try that after I'll try moving back to 1.7.0.

Thanks.


>
>
> _______________________________________________
> vdr mailing list
> vdr at linuxtv.org
> http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/mailman/listinfo/vdr
>
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/vdr/attachments/20081206/2baf99d2/attachment.htm 


More information about the vdr mailing list