[mythtv-users] Odd elapsed-recording times for NBC's _Studio 60_

Chris Moewes-Bystrom chris.moewes at gmail.com
Wed Sep 27 20:04:45 UTC 2006

I have noticed that when I play a recorded show using vlc (in other words
playing the file directly from disk not through the client) that it
frequently reports that my recordings are shorter than they really are.

On 9/27/06, Yeechang Lee <ylee at pobox.com> wrote:
> Is there a way to figure out whether NBC is using an odd framerate for
> _Studio 60_?
> When watching a recording of the pilot episode of NBC's _Studio 60 on
> the Sunset Strip_ that aired on Monday, 18 September, I noticed that
> the OSD displayed the recording length as about 50 minutes for what
> is, of course, an hour-long show. At the time I was experimenting with
> using NFS to mount my NAS's filesystem, and dismissed the odd result
> as a result of the same frame-dropping/recording-corrupting issue that
> caused me to abandon NFS in the first place
> (<URL:http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/169825#169825>).
> However--having since returned to using CIFS to mount the NAS--playing
> the second episode's recording results in the OSD showing a
> total-recording length of 51 minutes. The recording is intact and is
> 7.3GB in size, exactly in line with what an hour-long HD recording
> from a broadcast-network affiliate shoud be
> (<URL:http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/175520#175520>).
> This leads me to think that perhaps the issue I describe in SVN ticket
> #1941 (<URL:http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/1941>), which still
> exists in 0.20 but heretofore only affected premium-movie channels, is
> at work here. I have not seen this issue with any other NBC shows or
> other broadcast networks' shows.
> --
> Yeechang Lee <ylee at pobox.com> | +1 650 776 7763 | San Francisco CA US
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Christopher Moewes-Bystrom
chris.moewes at gmail.com
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