[mythtv] [mythtv-commits] Ticket #1648: Firewire Recorder missing signal monitor (get's stuck)

Jim Westfall jwestfall at surrealistic.net
Wed Jul 12 04:59:06 UTC 2006

Daniel Kristjansson <danielk at cuymedia.net> wrote [07.11.06]:
> On Tue, 2006-07-11 at 20:22 -0700, Jim Westfall wrote:
> > MythTV <mythtv at cvs.mythtv.org> wrote [07.11.06]:
> > > #1648: Firewire Recorder missing signal monitor (get's stuck)
> > Whats the preferred way to do this?  last time I looked at the different 
> > signal monitor classes they all had the benefit of being able to open 
> > a 2nd instance of the capture device and 'listen in' on what the recording 
> > object is seeing.  This isnt something I can do with firewire.
> For the HDTVRecorder and DVBRecorder we close their recording session
> and open and close a whole new session within the signal monitor. The

I am not following.  If the device is closed in the recorder, then opened 
and closed in the signal monitor, what is left to read from the device?


> idea here is that if things worked 30 seconds ago in the signal monitor
> it has a good chance of working in the recorder. Plus we pass the
> PAT & PMT tables along via the StreamData instance with caching enabled.
> When we set the ATSC Channel, DVB Service or MPEG Program in TVRec
> after setting the StreamData on the recorder, it resends the pertinent
> table to the listeners, which now includes the recorder.

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