[mythtv-users] Some questions about HDTV recording

Nate Carlson natecars at natecarlson.com
Sun Dec 12 05:51:11 UTC 2004

On Fri, 10 Dec 2004, Brad Templeton wrote:
> You want a fancier system that knows when a program is truly HD, and 
> records it HD if it is, but from either the twinned SD channel when it 
> isn't or from the cable.

Yeah, got'cha. Recording from the HD channel too often doesn't bug me 
much, though - disk space is (relatively) inexpensive.

>> [Question regarding transcoding hdtv shows separately than standard]
> You can do it manually, though.  I mean by shell script you write.

So basically write a shell wrapper that gets called for transcode, and 
looks at the channel number or something?

> Tons of them.  HD is new to MythTV.  AC-3 audio also creates problems in 
> myth and its sound drivers.

Well, doesn't sound too horrible, at least.  :)

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