[mythtv-users] PVR-x50 to DVD in realtime?

Oxygen oxygen at asisard.com
Mon Feb 16 16:15:00 EST 2004

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Andrew Dodd" <atd7 at cornell.edu>
To: <papenfuss at vt.edu>; "Discussion about mythtv" <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
Sent: Monday, February 16, 2004 4:28 PM
Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] PVR-x50 to DVD in realtime?

> Quoting papenfuss at juneau.me.vt.edu:
> > Although I hate to say definately "no," to anything, I believe the
> > answer is a definative "NO."  Although the stream can be DVD compliant
> > bitrate/resolution/audio, etc a DVD has a very rigid file structure.  In
> > addition to the mpeg streams, there are header files (.IFO's) that
> > the
> > disk offsets, menus, etc, etc, which I don't think could be done on the
> >
> > Even with the DVD+RW format, I don't think think it could be mastered
> > written in real time.
> >
> > I would think that the ability to *post-process* and master them later
> > wouldn't be that hard... probably soon to come to mythtv.
> Most likely the best you would be able to do is to master the DVD on your
> disk in realtime.
> But in many cases, why would you want to?  commercials are a waste of DVD

Ohh yes, this would be for a live stream from CCTV, no comercials at all.

I wonder how the standalone DVDR's can record real time??



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