[mythtv-users] Recordings are 5 seconds short
jsa at video.homelinux.org
Wed Oct 27 06:11:45 UTC 2004
On Tuesday 26 October 2004 21:03, Andrew Palm wrote:
> > On Tuesday 26 October 2004 20:38, Brian Meehan wrote:
> > > The problem
> > > arises when a segment is needed that spans 2 of the chunks.
> > It seems that
> > > the chunk is exactly 5 seconds short, every time. Can't
> > splice two chunks
> > > together when 5 seconds are missing. I've tried 2 minute
> > chunks and 5
> > > minute chunks.
> > This isn't related to start-early end-late settings in myth is it?
> > If you always told it to start 5 seconds early it might end the
> > current one 5 seconds early in order to get the next one
> > with 5 seconds of leader... ?
> If that was the cause, wouldn't the back to back recordings be ok then when
> joined together?
> From what the guy is saying, he is recording back to back and then joining
> them results in a 5 second gap.
Hey, I'm just throwing it out as a point for speculation. If he has
those settings he can surely try removing them.
I suppose some could be lost in the closing of one file and
opening of the subsequent file. I don't know if that process eats
up 5 seconds tho...?
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