[mythtv-users] 5 second gap at end of recording

John Andersen jsa at video.homelinux.org
Mon Oct 11 04:37:48 UTC 2004

On Sunday 10 October 2004 17:33, Adam Berson wrote:
> I recently recorded a bunch of shows all in a row.  I noticed that at
> the end of every recording, 5 seconds is missing.  This was particularly
> noticeable because the channel's time did not line up with my time, so
> my show boundaries were off by about 5 minutes - which means the 5
> second gap occured in the middle of the show.
> Out of curiosity, why are all seconds 5 seconds short by default?  Is it
> to allow for one file to be closed and another to be opened?  Is it to
> allow for the tuner to change channels?  If it's the tuner, then
> couldn't this delay be minimized if the channel isn't going to be changed?

Start Early / Finish late settings in your recording profiles perhaps?
These should be under your control.


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