[mythtv-users] Sports events, LiveTV or Watch Recording?
rtsai1111 at comcast.net
Fri Jan 27 20:54:05 UTC 2006
On Fri, Jan 27, 2006 at 03:01:28PM -0500, Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 01/27/2006 02:42 PM, Robert Tsai wrote:
> > I use a global pre-/post-roll of 5 minutes to deal with the
> > networks' purposeful DVR-defeating schedule-skew, without causing
> > "hard" conflicts (although I have two tuners, so this rarely
> > happens).
> But, the global pre-/post-roll have a max of 10 minutes (600
> seconds)*. Won't work for the OP's desired 30 minutes.
Ah, true. I haven't hit that limit :).
> Also, even if the OP decides 10 minutes is fine, that means each
> "end of the recording series" will record an extra 10 minutes. So,
> assuming all your recordings are in blocks in primetime, the last
> show of the evening (for each capture card) would get an extra 10
> minutes. This "best-case" scenario, however, is unlikely to
> happen--more than likely, you'd get several +10 recordings per day.
> An extra 10 minutes on a 30-minute show increases storage
> requirements by 33.3% and by 16.7% for 1-hour shows.
True, but meh.
With auto-transcode, two puny 160GB drives, and an OTA-only setup with
hardly anything good to watch, I effectively have infinite storage :).
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