[mythtv-users] Reducing resolution/bitrate of recordings?
nick.rout at gmail.com
Sat Nov 3 07:24:34 UTC 2012
On Sat, Nov 3, 2012 at 8:17 PM, Karl Dietz <dekarl at spaetfruehstuecken.org>wrote:
> On 03.11.2012 08:08, Lee Maisel wrote:
>> Nick Rout wrote:
>>> On Sat, Nov 3, 2012 at 7:28 PM, Lee Maisel <maisel at lobo.net
>>> <mailto:maisel at lobo.net>> wrote:
>>> I'm trying to get some performance gains. Currently, there are
>>> some artifacts/sound pauses (annoying) Not surprising when
>>> multiple recordings are going, and they are typically 8GB in size.
>>> I read in the optimization wiki a mention of reducing the
>>> recording sizes, but there was no instruction as how to do so!
> Hmm, if you are regularly recording 6 HD streams to one spindle you
> might see benefits from using a real file system like XFS.
> 3TB separate disk for recordings (USB unfortunately, but that's
>>> another story, bios won't see correct drive size if installed as SATA)
> The BIOS only has to see the boot disk, so attaching the media disk via
> SATA should still work for you. Depending on the USB this might already
> help quite a bit. I'd try this first.
Damn I missed that data point, -- what Karl said!
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