[mythtv-users] how to tell what encoder a recording used

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Thu May 14 16:30:31 UTC 2009


On 05/14/2009 12:16 PM, Peter Abplanalp wrote:
> is there a way to tell what encoder a recording used?

Only from the log files.

2009-05-13 21:00:05.470 Started recording: Lost "The Incident": channel 
1091 on cardid 3, sourceid 1
2009-05-13 21:00:05.502 scheduler: Started recording: Lost "The 
Incident": channel 1091 on cardid 3, sourceid 1
...
2009-05-13 22:00:05.080 Started recording: CSI: NY "Grounds for 
Deception": channel 1061 on cardid 2, sourceid 1
2009-05-13 22:00:05.117 scheduler: Started recording: CSI: NY "Grounds 
for Deception": channel 1061 on cardid 2, sourceid 1

etc.

>   i'm thinking
> one of my encoders is on the blink so i'd like to go back through new
> and old recordings and see what encoder was used for them.  the
> recordings in question may or may not still be in the recorded table.
> i'm looking for something like the 'upcoming recordings' page in
> mythweb but for already recorded and perhaps deleted recordings.  can
> i find this in the database somewhere?


If you have database logging enabled, some small portion of the messages 
may still be in your DB.

Mike


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