[mythtv-users] speed of burn

norman norman at littletank.org
Thu Jun 14 18:53:07 UTC 2007

On Thu, 2007-06-14 at 18:22 +0100, Paul Harrison wrote:
> norman wrote:
> > I presume that when a DVD is burnt, using Mythtv, the burn will take
> > place as fast as possible. Also, that the speed will depend, amongst
> > other things, on the burner and the disc itself. Thus, if I want to try
> > to control the speed, I will have to use software other than that
> > supplied with Mythtv.
> >
> > Is this correct and, if so, which software would you recommend please?

> There is no provision at the moment to change the burning speed it's
> left up to growisofs to use what it thinks is best. You could fairly
> easily add a '-speed=N' parameter (for example -speed=4 would burn at 4x
> speed) to where the mythburn.py script calls growisofs.

Thanks for the information but I feel that sort of thing is somewhat
beyond my capabilities. 


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