[mythtv-users] Cannot Record VCR

Nathan Allen Stratton nathan at robotics.net
Wed Nov 16 21:45:04 EST 2005


On Tue, 15 Nov 2005, Peter Darley wrote:

> Nathan,
>
> 	Since your card does the encryption for you, you could just make
> sure that the backend doesn't have any scheduled shows, or shut down
> the backend, then just do the 'cat video0 > file.mpg' trick that
> people use when testing their card setup.   So, just start the cat,
> start the play, then ^C when the video stops.

Right, but I am not trying to just encode mpeg4 video, I want it in myth.

> 	It's not what you're asking about, but it seems like it would be the
> simplest way to me. :)

: )

P.S. I notice that mpeg2 is now saved as .mpg files from my HD-3000 card,
why do my hardware mpeg4 convertx units save as .nuv? I thought all
hardware mpeg was going to be .mpg now?

-nathan


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