[mythtv-users] UK DVB-T radio recording/LiveTV failing (SVN 10943)

Daniel Kristjansson danielk at cuymedia.net
Tue Aug 29 12:31:06 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-08-29 at 07:55 +0100, jonny Linux wrote:
>         Thanks a bunch for that - it seems I was caught out by
>         http://cvs.mythtv.org/trac/changeset/9638 which introduced the
>         TV
>         only/audio only concept.
> Can someone explain the point of this changeset to me? Is it purely to
> detect whether or not the channel is on air? 
> Is there any way with Radio, only the audio stream can be recorded,
> therefore saving space? I have about 15 episodes of I'm Sorry I
> Haven't a Clue, but they each take up about 150MB. If I was to just
> record the MP2 audio stream it would only take about 30MB. But if I
> was to demux the file, MythTV will be unable to play it. 

You can record only the audio, but MythTV adds a small
video stream to the recording so that it can display it.
It is a limitation of the player in MythTV that causes
the video stream to be added, once that is fixed the
video stream addition can be disabled.

-- Daniel

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