[mythtv-users] MythTv 0.23 recording resolution and playback issues

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Fri May 21 22:44:16 UTC 2010

On Sat, May 22, 2010 at 1:12 AM, Raymond Wagner <raymond at wagnerrp.com> wrote:
> On 5/21/2010 04:11, Nick Rout wrote:
>> Why? The broadcaster may transmit h.264, in which case your assumption
>> is out the window.
> No.  The broadcaster may not transmit h.264, because none of their installed
> hardware supports decoding h.264.  Technically they could, but it would be
> fruitless, as no one would be able to watch it.

well that depends on your market. there are many markets in the world
where h.264 is broadcast.

> The argument is moot
> anyway, as the OP thought advances in the ffmpeg decoder used by MythTV
> would have any effect on the resultant file size.
>> Also the HVR 2250 is analogue and digital - so your other assumption is
>> flawed.
> Also wrong.  While the HVR-2250 does physically support analog capture, the
> linux drivers do not.  As far as MythTV is concerned, that card is digital
> only.

Sorry I withdraw that!! Saw that soon after I posted.

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