[mythtv-users] V4L recording problem - live ok, sheduled bad

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Wed Sep 6 04:23:36 UTC 2006

On 06/09/06, jafa <hdtv at silicondust.com> wrote:
> >> I have just added an analog capture card to capture video from a STB.
> >> The system is running MythTV svn trunk (updated last night).
> >>
> >> When I watch live TV from the analog input it works well.
> >>
> >> When I try to watch a recording from the analog input the video is 99%
> >> garbage. Audio is ok.
> >>
> >>
> Correction - it looks like sometimes it can record perfectly and
> sometimes it records garbage (invalid MPEG4 data).
> LiveTV sometimes works, but is failing for the program I am wanting to
> watch now.
> Likewise I found a scheduled recording that recorded ok.
> I have switched to RTJPEG and it works ok... I will run some more tests
> after the show.

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