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[vdr] Re: Idea: Change DVB card while recording
Stefan Huelswitt wrote:
> On 28 Oct 2001 Carsten Koch <Carsten.Koch@icem.de> wrote:
> > I believe even this is still too complicated.
> > Simply switch to the other card as soon as it becomes
> > available and be done with it.
> > Gee whizz, if we really miss a frame or two in the process,
> > who would even notice? And more often than not the time
> I don't agree with you, vdr shouldn't ruin recordings without
> special user advice.
I agree with you, vdr shouldn't ruin recordings without
special user advice.
Actually, I don't agree with you. I believe vdr shouldn't
ruin a recording ever. ;-)
Two question remain:
1) would even a single frame be lost in the process of simply
switching from one card to another?
After all, switching from 001.vdr to 002.vdr does not loose
2) Even if a whole GOP (12 frames) is lost, would you even
Make the following experiment: Record a few minutes, the cut
out one GOP. Play back the original and the cut version.
Remember that a GOP is less than a quarter of a second.
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