[mythtv-users] HD / SD shared backend?

Mitchell Gore mitchell2345 at msn.com
Mon Jan 22 16:06:48 UTC 2007

> Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2007 09:51:13 -0500
> From: gravityhammer at gmail.com
> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> Subject: [mythtv-users] HD / SD shared backend?
> I haven't been around the mailing list over the last few months, so
> please excuse me if I'm asking a much-repeated question.
> Since I picked up an HDTV-capable CRT projector, I am getting ready to
> move into the HDTV world.  I currently have a combo frontend/backend
> system.  I want to eventually have at least two other frontends, but
> it'll be a while before I'll be able to have those be HD-capable.
> What is the general consensus as to handle the HDTV recordings?  Is it
> possible to record both HD and SD versions of shows?  Can Myth be set
> up so that the SD-only frontends can only see SD shows in the program
> listing?  Should I transcode the HD shows to a more SD-friendly
> resolution?
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I just asked this question.  It seems that this idea is high on the to do list.  With the current version transcoding will be your best bet.

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