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Forum: SageTV Software 08-07-2011, 09:18 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 15,074
Posted By rdellar17
Error msg rcvd: "Unable to determine the file to...

Error msg rcvd: "Unable to determine the file to download"

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I know this thread is old, but I was getting this exact error and this thread was all that came up in a search. So maybe this...
Forum: Hardware Support 05-18-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,170
Posted By rdellar17
Discussed the issue with SageTV support this week...

Discussed the issue with SageTV support this week and last. They sent me test libraries to try, had lots of suggestions, tests, etc... But they weren't able to reproduce the issue I have. But I...
Forum: Hardware Support 05-16-2011, 03:11 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,170
Posted By rdellar17
Thanks for the suggestions on the programs! ...

Thanks for the suggestions on the programs!

I don't think it is the "MPEG-1 Audio Layer 2" alone that is doing it on DVD Arch. The SageTV mpeg stream has "MPEG-1 Audio Layer 2" audio and DVD Arch...
Forum: Hardware Support 05-15-2011, 11:29 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,170
Posted By rdellar17
Mainly was using Sony DVD Architect 4... I...

Mainly was using Sony DVD Architect 4... I played with DVD Flick and it re-encoded everything also.


But I went back tonight and played with it some more and found an option I didn't notice...
Forum: Hardware Support 05-15-2011, 05:02 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,170
Posted By rdellar17
One more follow up. Basically working with...

One more follow up. Basically working with SageTV support folks trying to figure out a solution...

In the mean time I tested out just using WinTV to do the recordings...

Unfortunately the...
Forum: Hardware Support 05-11-2011, 11:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,170
Posted By rdellar17
Thanks for posting the link to the beta! I...

Thanks for posting the link to the beta!

I did a quick check... I have 7.9.1.28162 which is the last non-beta released. I remember it was a pain to get that one working + setting up the new...
Forum: Hardware Support 05-10-2011, 07:47 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,170
Posted By rdellar17
I opened an official support ticket. I'll update...

I opened an official support ticket. I'll update this thread with what I hear back.

My guess is that it is the Minimum Bitrate not being set or being set too low. (I set the min bitrate in a...
Forum: Hardware Support 05-08-2011, 11:43 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,170
Posted By rdellar17
Thanks for the idea. I tried it out and also...

Thanks for the idea. I tried it out and also tried a transport stream. But unfortunately it didn't make any difference. (i.e. It looked just the same as when I picked the DVD option. Note that I...
Forum: Hardware Support 05-08-2011, 09:06 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,170
Posted By rdellar17
Couple things I forgot to mention... When...

Couple things I forgot to mention...

When viewing parts of video that are not in motion, the SageTV and WinTV videos look very similar. (When full scenes are in motion it is worst. But you...
Forum: SageTV Software 05-07-2011, 11:27 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,736
Posted By rdellar17
I wanted to update this thread since the...

I wanted to update this thread since the information listed in it is incorrect.

Basically the settings listed in the FAQ (http://forums.sagetv.com/forums/showthread.php?p=42960#post42960) do NOT...
Forum: Hardware Support 05-07-2011, 11:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 10,170
Posted By rdellar17
Poor Analog Recording Quality in SageTV but not in WinTV (HVR-2250)

I'm trying to figure out why SageTV produces significantly lower quality analog recordings than WinTV when using the exact same recording settings.

Recording Source:

Recording 4:3 Standard...
Forum: Diamond 05-01-2011, 07:20 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,706
Posted By rdellar17
Curious... How many and what model/brand of...

Curious... How many and what model/brand of enclosures do you have or prefer? Do you back up the RAID5 in any way?

(I am getting ready to do a build and I'm trying to decide what to do. If it...
Forum: SageTV EPG Service 02-22-2011, 09:45 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 61,855
Posted By rdellar17
Maybe I was lucky, but this actually fixed 4-5...

Maybe I was lucky, but this actually fixed 4-5 OTA channels that I had to manually map before... Also for two that I manually mapped I noticed that EPG data went away a few months ago. (PBS stuff...
Forum: Hardware Support 02-22-2011, 12:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,466
Posted By rdellar17
Dunno how soon your subscription is up, but...

Dunno how soon your subscription is up, but CrashPlan current is doing a 15% off sale since Mozy is removing their unlimited plans this month. (So add that as a 3rd reason why I wouldn't use Mozy...
Forum: Hardware Support 02-22-2011, 09:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,466
Posted By rdellar17
There is a techie discussion of why. But it is...

There is a techie discussion of why. But it is basically because CrashPlan runs as the SYSTEM account so it can see ALL local files. And on windows when you mount a drive it is done as a specific...
Forum: Hardware Support 02-21-2011, 04:59 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,466
Posted By rdellar17
Cool. Thanks for the info! I'll post back here...

Cool. Thanks for the info! I'll post back here what I end up doing.

Maybe I can get my inlaws to leave a PC running all the time at their place. Then I would have local unRaid and a remote...
Forum: Hardware Support 02-21-2011, 04:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,466
Posted By rdellar17
Yea... I'll probably keep everything local...

Yea... I'll probably keep everything local (non-Raid) and then use unRaid or USB drives as the backup. The Addonics Disk Arrays you have in your sig are slick btw... I could have 7-8 drives with...
Forum: Hardware Support 02-21-2011, 11:59 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,466
Posted By rdellar17
Replying to some of the comments and had a few...

Replying to some of the comments and had a few questions. Thanks Dave for the suggestions!!!


Good point on images. I've had data loss, but I've never lost the boot drive.


Good point it is...
Forum: Hardware Support 02-21-2011, 10:37 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,466
Posted By rdellar17
When done I'll probably have close to 6 TB, but I...

When done I'll probably have close to 6 TB, but I could put that easily in the new machine. Every time I get a new 2 TB worth of data I could just get another external drive to backup to... That...
Forum: Hardware Support 02-20-2011, 01:12 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 5,466
Posted By rdellar17
My Improved SageTV + Home PC + unRaid Server + Backup Plan. Suggestions Requested…

[This got a bit longer than I intended, but there were lots of details. The basic problem is: how do I store & backup 4-5TB of data at an acceptable risk level? And how have others handled this?]
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Forum: SageTV Software 02-14-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,736
Posted By rdellar17
Cool. Well that works out well then for me. :D

Cool. Well that works out well then for me. :D
Forum: SageTV Software 02-14-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,736
Posted By rdellar17
Yup this is for capturing S-Video...

Yup this is for capturing S-Video...
Forum: SageTV Software 02-14-2011, 04:15 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,736
Posted By rdellar17
Thanks, now that I know the property to search...

Thanks, now that I know the property to search for "python2_encoding", I found a few interesting posts on this...

From the FAQ (how to create your own. And p277 of the manual, section H.)...
Forum: SageTV Software 02-14-2011, 10:20 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,736
Posted By rdellar17
How Does SageTV Recording Quality Translate to MPEG2 Encoder Options?

Does anyone know how the settings under SageTV "Recording Quality" translate to the actual encoder options sent to the MPEG2 encoder card? (i.e. Average, Min, Max bitrates and CBR/VRB options.) ...
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