Re: [vdr] More features for Livebuffer

2009-03-02 Thread VDR User
On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 2:28 AM, Rene linu...@hertell.com wrote: Also a nice thing to have is a way of watching the saved livebuffer-files. Now it get´s saved into /video/LiveBuffer, and vdr does not see this. Maybe it could be saved into a subdirectory like

Re: [vdr] More features for Livebuffer

2009-03-02 Thread Rene
VDR User wrote: On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 2:28 AM, Rene linu...@hertell.com wrote: Also a nice thing to have is a way of watching the saved livebuffer-files. Now it get´s saved into /video/LiveBuffer, and vdr does not see this. Maybe it could be saved into a subdirectory like

Re: [vdr] More features for Livebuffer

2009-03-02 Thread Jörg Knitter
VDR User wrote: On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 2:28 AM, Rene linu...@hertell.com wrote: Also a nice thing to have is a way of watching the saved livebuffer-files. Now it get´s saved into /video/LiveBuffer, and vdr does not see this. Maybe it could be saved into a subdirectory like

Re: [vdr] More features for Livebuffer

2009-03-02 Thread VDR User
On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 7:49 AM, Jörg Knitter joerg.knit...@gmx.de wrote: What about using RAM oder some kind of flash media? I would really appreciate such a function - as long I can choose where I want the buffer to be written... I also would prefer not to have a HD recording 24/7... Since

Re: [vdr] More features for Livebuffer

2009-03-02 Thread Gavin Hamill
On Mon, 2009-03-02 at 08:18 -0800, VDR User wrote: On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 7:49 AM, Jörg Knitter joerg.knit...@gmx.de wrote: What about using RAM oder some kind of flash media? I would really appreciate such a function - as long I can choose where I want the buffer to be written... I also

Re: [vdr] More features for Livebuffer

2009-03-02 Thread VDR User
On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 8:39 AM, Gavin Hamill g...@acentral.co.uk wrote: My 2c... RAM is cheap - just add some RAM and use a memory-based filesystem like tmpfs? Then there would be no special handling required from VDR since the 'livebuffer' file is part of the directory tree like any other

Re: [vdr] More features for Livebuffer

2009-03-02 Thread Tony Houghton
On Mon, 02 Mar 2009 19:30:55 +0200 Rene Hertell linu...@hertell.com wrote: Tony Houghton wrote: On Mon, 2 Mar 2009 08:50:42 -0800 But I wonder, does writing to the HD really shorten its life significantly compared to constant spinning or frequently being spun up and down? Yes, i guess

Re: [vdr] More features for Livebuffer

2009-03-02 Thread Gavin Hamill
On Mon, 2009-03-02 at 19:15 +, Tony Houghton wrote: On Mon, 02 Mar 2009 19:30:55 +0200 Rene Hertell linu...@hertell.com wrote: Tony Houghton wrote: On Mon, 2 Mar 2009 08:50:42 -0800 But I wonder, does writing to the HD really shorten its life significantly compared to constant

Re: [vdr] More features for Livebuffer

2009-03-02 Thread Tony Houghton
On Mon, 02 Mar 2009 19:32:02 + Gavin Hamill g...@acentral.co.uk wrote: On Mon, 2009-03-02 at 19:15 +, Tony Houghton wrote: On Mon, 02 Mar 2009 19:30:55 +0200 Rene Hertell linu...@hertell.com wrote: Tony Houghton wrote: On Mon, 2 Mar 2009 08:50:42 -0800 But I wonder,

Re: [vdr] More features for Livebuffer

2009-03-02 Thread Steffen Barszus
Tony Houghton schrieb: On Mon, 02 Mar 2009 19:32:02 + Gavin Hamill g...@acentral.co.uk wrote: On Mon, 2009-03-02 at 19:15 +, Tony Houghton wrote: On Mon, 02 Mar 2009 19:30:55 +0200 Rene Hertell linu...@hertell.com wrote: Tony Houghton wrote: On Mon, 2