[mythtv-users] Automatic transcoding

Chris Pinkham cpinkham at bc2va.org
Tue Aug 29 04:20:17 UTC 2006

* On Mon Aug 28, 2006 at 05:47:46PM -0400, Daniel Kristjansson wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-06-27 at 08:35 -0700, jafa wrote:
> > Got it figured out - the Image Size setting and RTJPEG/MPEG4 screens are 
> > completely ignored for an ATSC tuner. You have to enable transcoding in 
> > the backend/adapter profile and it wil then use the settings from the 
> > Transcoding profile.
> > 
> > The confusing things is having a config screen with "enable 
> > transcoding", followed by a Image Size screen, followed by a MPEG4 
> > configuration screen, when these last two screens don't actually have 
> > any effect on transcoding :-)
> You should open a ticket for this, it's a UI bug.
> Preferably with a patch :)
> It shouldn't be difficult to fix. It is unfortunately too late
> for 0.20, but it could be fixed in 0.20-fixes, which the most
> MythTV packagers use.

The "Hardware DVB Encoders" profiles for my air2pc card only show
two screens.  The first has the profile name and the auto-transcode
setting and the second has the recording type (Normal vs "TV Only").

Is the OP on a 0.19 version or running SVN head?


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