[mythtv-users] HUGE recording randomly
tom at redpepperracing.com
Tue Jan 16 17:24:27 UTC 2007
Randy Ferrill wrote:
> I am running FC5 and Mythtv .20 with a Nvidia Geforce4 MX440 on a ECS
> K7S5A Pro motherboard with an AMD 1800+ Athlon and a PVR250 capture
> card. Randomly my recordings will triple in size. IE 24 tonight normally
> a 4gb video is currently running 3gb/HALF hour making it a 12GB
> recording. Normally I just reboot and it goes back to normal but with
> the ODD video issues I am having rebooting is the last resort now.
From what I recall, if the incoming signal is noisy, the file will
grow, since the noise reduces the amount of compression possible. I've
never seen my PVR250 do that, and I have a pretty clean analog signal.
Does the video playback LOOK clean, or noisy, when this happens?
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