[mythtv] Massive file size when recording and watching
markcov at alumni.rice.edu
Sat Apr 17 10:20:05 EDT 2004
I'm finding that when the backend records a program using default RTJPEG
settings (quality 170) and it takes about 1.5GB to record a 30min show
which is normal. However, if I'm using the frontend at the same time to
watch another recording the file size will balloon to several times
normal. I had one 30 min show take up 12GB when it was done. It seems
proportional so that if I record and watch another program while there's
only 5 min left in the recording it will only increase the size to ~4GB.
I used nuvinfo to compare a normal recorded file and a file that
ballooned up size and they only differed in
keyframeadjust_offset: 0 vs 2
and seektable_offset: 1367364839 vs. 1490857276
Frontend and backend are on the same machine, never had any problems
until about a month ago.
So obviously something extra is getting added to the file, but I can't
find anything obvious. Running recent CVS (11APR), but haven't seen any
commits since then that would fix this.
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