[mythtv-users] Re: My DVB recordings are huge (70min = 35GB)

Gavin Hurlbut gjhurlbu+mythtv-users at beirdo.ca
Thu Dec 16 06:06:51 UTC 2004

htpc <htpc at treblid.dyndns.org> wrote:
> When I did a recording in Myth, I noticed that the file is extremely 
> huge - 70 mins of content took up around 35GB, that's like 500MB a second!

No, that's about 500MB/minute.  Your calculation is warped there.

> I didn't touch the recording profiles at all as the docs says "For DVB 
> and HDTV cards, no further configuration is required after setting up 
> the card using the 'setup' program."...

If you are transcoding, you will need to setup the transcoding profiles to 
what you want.


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