[mythtv] wrong size calculation in mytharchive
tino.keitel at gmx.de
Wed Feb 27 09:57:17 UTC 2008
On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 09:41:39 +0000, John Pilkington wrote:
> Tino Keitel wrote:
> > Hi folks,
> > my mytharchive is wrong when it comes to the size calculation before
> > the dvdauthor run:
> > Total size of video files, before multiplexing, is 3963 Mbytes, audio
> > is 275 MBytes, menus are 1 MBytes.
> > That makes 4239 MB (with 1 MB = 1048576 bytes). However, DVD+/-R have a
> > capacity of at least 4480 MB (4482 or 4482 IIRC).
> > As a result, tcrequant is used but it's not really necessary, as the
> > videos should fit on one DVD without tcrequant.
> > Regards,
> > Tino
> From Mythburn.py:
> #Add a little bit for the multiplexing stream data
> but I found when playing with Mythburn that the totalaudiosize will
> include both mp2 and ac3 files. I had at that time disabled the
> immediate deletion of the mp2 source and tcrequant was more aggressive
> than normal.
I don't have any ac3 files in the work directory, only .mv2 and .mp3,
if that matters.
I now just selected the DVD-DL as a workaround. However, this won't
work well when I really want to use tcrequant, as it will leave 240 MB
of the DVD unused when I select a single layer DVD size.
More information about the mythtv-dev