[mythtv-users] HD / SD shared backend?
gravityhammer at gmail.com
Mon Jan 22 16:23:26 UTC 2007
On 1/22/07, Mitchell Gore <mitchell2345 at msn.com> wrote:
> > I haven't been around the mailing list over the last few months, so
> > please excuse me if I'm asking a much-repeated question.
> > Since I picked up an HDTV-capable CRT projector, I am getting ready to
> > move into the HDTV world. I currently have a combo frontend/backend
> > system. I want to eventually have at least two other frontends, but
> > it'll be a while before I'll be able to have those be HD-capable.
> > What is the general consensus as to handle the HDTV recordings? Is it
> > possible to record both HD and SD versions of shows? Can Myth be set
> > up so that the SD-only frontends can only see SD shows in the program
> > listing? Should I transcode the HD shows to a more SD-friendly
> > resolution?
> I just asked this question. It seems that this idea is high on the to do list. With the current version transcoding will be your best bet.
Looks like I'll be waiting for the next revision to come out, then, to
do this full-scale. If I transcode, would I just leave the original
file in the directory and have the user pick between the two in the
More information about the mythtv-users