[mythtv] running encoder in realtime

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Tue Jan 17 14:02:38 UTC 2006


On Tue, 2006-01-17 at 00:28 -0500, Tony Lill wrote:
> I'd like to try to run the thread(s) that transfers the data from the
> video device to the file in realtime mode to try and get rid of the 
> ivtv0 warning: ENC Stream 0 OVERFLOW messages.
> 
> Is Ringbuffer.cpp the right place to do it? It seems to spawn a couple
> of threads to read and write stuff. Or is there some other place that
> does actual fileio when recording?

Yup, the MpegRecorder in the case of ivtv. There is a DeviceReadBuffer
class that functions like a RingBuffer for device reads, but it is not
used by MpegRecorder.

-- Daniel





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