[mythtv-users] comm flagging hdpvr file while recording results in errors

Chris Pinkham cpinkham at bc2va.org
Fri Mar 12 04:57:10 UTC 2010

* On Wed Mar 03, 2010 at 09:34:11AM -0800, Yeechang Lee wrote:
> Chris Pinkham <cpinkham at bc2va.org> says:
> > There could be a few things causing it to run less than 30 seconds
> > behind.  We want to stay 30 seconds behind, but the actual 30 second
> > difference is converted to a frame count, so if the frame rate in a
> > file changes, that would mess up our calculation.
> Would the simplest workaround for the time being be to set the delay
> to 40 or 45 seconds? That ought to guarantee ~30 seconds in any
> conceivable scenario of time-by-frame differing from time-by-clock.

After thinking about this, I think we'd end up being slower, since I
assume the norm would be that the commercials would be at a higher FPS
than normal in this case (ie, 29.97 commercials, 24 movie, or similar).
So, I think we'd end up being behind more than the 30 seconds desired.


More information about the mythtv-users mailing list