[mythtv-users] What's your recording file size?

korebantic korebantic at gmail.com
Thu Dec 8 17:42:46 EST 2005

I knew what you meant, it was clear enough for me to find it =p

On 12/8/05, Raphael Pooser <rpooser at gmail.com> wrote:
> korebantic wrote:
> >Arggh, that's where its hiding! Thanks.
> >
> >On 12/8/05, Raphael Pooser <rpooser at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >
> >>korebantic wrote:
> >>
> >>
> >>
> >>>I'm getting a bit lost in the settings with MythTv -- where do you
> >>>setup automatic transcoding? I figured out how to transcode after a
> >>>recording has already occured...
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>
> >>One way is in the job settings section of the recording options.
> >>When you go to schedule a new recording, there is a section called "job
> >>options" or "post recording processing" or something to that effect in
> >>the recording options menu.  You can set a job over there.
> >>The main way to do it from the mythtv settings is inside recording
> >>profiles though.
> >>On one page of the recording profile you are setting up (recording
> >>profiles is under settings>TV settings> recording profiles
> >>There is a checkbox for "automatically transcode.
> >>Raphael
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> Probably what I wrote before was not very clear-sorry.  Say you start
> out at the main menu; there is "watch TV" "media library", etc. on that
> page.  From there , at the bottom there is an option, "utilities/setup",
> unless you renamed it yourself in one of the xml files (or maybe it got
> renamed in an svn version).  Go and select the utilities/setup option.
> In there you will have a bunch of options "general" "media settings" "TV
> settings" etc.  Select TV settings, and in that menu there is going to
> be an option "recording profiles".  Select that and then select the
> profile you normally use to record TV, probably called "default".  In
> there go through the pages hitting next and around the third to last
> page there should be an option to automatically transcode recordings I
> believe.
> I haven't actually checked the box myself; I don't autotranscode.  But
> I'm pretty sure I remember seeing it in the recording profiles section.
> Can someone correct me if I'm wrong?  I can't actually go and check the
> machine right now as I'm not home.
> The other thing I was saying before was when you record a program you
> could go and edit the options and set a user job to run.  this way you
> can transcode on a show by show basis.  Maybe some shows you are
> archiving while others you're watching right away then throwing away etc.
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