[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] LiveBuffer-Patch 0.1.0
bergwinkl.thomas at vr-web.de
Mon Aug 29 19:38:41 CEST 2005
vdr-1.3.31-LiveBuffer-0.1.0 is available at
from the README:
With this patch vdr always records the current channel. So you are able
rewind and watch a interesting scene again. Or you have seen a movie
beginning but didn't record it. With the LiveBuffer you can record it
completely, if it is in the livebuffer.
You can enable/disable the livebuffer in the recording menu:
LiveBuffer: Turns on/off the livebuffer
LiveBufferSize: The max. size (in MB) of one
Go automatically into Replaymode: If you press a key like play,pause,
you come automatically into the
Keep paused LiveBuffer: If activated, a LiveBuffer, which you
paused or rewinded, will be continued
if you switch channel.
Keep last LiveBuffer: The last livebuffer will always be
Last LiveBuffers: Number of last livebuffers, which
Zap Timeout (s): The time until a livebuffer recording
as "last" for option 'Keep last
Min. user inactivity (min): After this time the livebuffer
'0' means that there will be no
Frameswait: The number of frames, which have to be
received, until the replay of the
How to control the livebuffer:
In normal liveview you can pause, rewind, ... with the according key.
play key displays the progress bar of the livebuffer.
If you have no such keys like play, pause, FastRew, ..., you can go into
replaymode by pressing menu -> blue. There you can control the
a normal replay.
With the 'back'-key you jump to the position where you interrupted the
If 'Keep paused LiveBuffer' is activated, the livebuffer will be
after channel switch, when you had paused the replay before.
The 'stop'-key jumps to the end of the buffer and the livebuffer doesn't
as paused anymore.
As the livevideo is continously recorded, it is possible to get the just
scene into a normal recording:
- You can simply create a new timer. If the starttime is in the past,
already seen part of the recording will be added.
- Or you rewind to the startpoint and start an instant recording (by
the rec-key or menu -> red)
- Of course you can cut the livebuffer like a normal recording. Press
setting the marks and '2' starts the cutting proccess. (You have to be
the replaymode for this)
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