[mythtv-users] Commercial Flagging Bad on Firewire

Daniel Agar daniel at agar.ca
Mon Aug 20 02:32:51 UTC 2007

>>>> On the firewire it detects a commercial break a minute or two early
>>>> and
>>>> comes back before the end of the commercial block. I'm not sure, but
>>>> it
>>>> seems like the interval between where the incorrect detect occurs and
>>>> where the commercial block starts increases further in the recording.
>>On the hdhr - comm flagging is perfect on hd material, hit or miss on
>>digital non-hd materail
>>On the pvr150 which is being fed by a Directv box (using svideo),  it's
>>very hit or miss...and also depends on the channel.  TNT from the pvr150
>>is  terrible, but, TNT from the 500 (which is cable) is pretty good.
> Have you both changed the setup option to be more agressive in
> detecting commercials? (I forget what its called)
I'm using all methods and when disabling "strict commercial detection" the
matches are very sporadic and often in the middle of the actual program.
Jeopardy is particularly bad I find. Commflagging on my 2 pvr 150s (rogers
analogue cable) is near perfect.

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