[mythtv-users] mythtranscode results in 15GB files

Shawn core at enodev.com
Tue Oct 26 05:20:26 UTC 2004

Sounds like your drivers are indeed doo-doo'ing in their underpants
under heavy machine load.

I guess we all do what we must to stay running.

On Tue, 2004-10-26 at 08:41 +1000, Lachlan McIntosh wrote:
> Seems that I can only restart Myth backend a couple of times before it
> causes the drivers for my Leadtek capture card to crap themselves.  
> After this I get segfault if I execute anything (think "ls" or "reboot"
> from an existing SSH session)... This is a hard reset and all is ok
> again....
> It doesn't seem to affect the DVB-T card that I have - my guess is that
> it is just streaming the input from that card to disk where the analogue
> card has to frame capture.
> I intend to replace the Leadtek card with a PVR-250 or a DVB card that
> has hardware MPEG-2.
> However a PVR-250 is about $400 Australian - I make ok money writing
> software, but for a "Cheap" PVR this project is starting to add up.

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