I have 3 tuner cards in my backend server (1xPVR-500 and 2xDVB-c) both of which produce MPEG2 output.
I'm starting to get abit worried about the diskspace on my server (I still have about 800Gb free so I've got time before it gets critical).
The question I have is "Is there a way that I can automatically transcode the recorded video to XVID/x264 but still keep the information in the mythTV SQL database?"
I can export videos using mencoder to XVID which I can play on my frontend but I can't workout to "reimport" the video back into MythTV and update the skip list. I've tried just overwriting the MPEG2 file with the XVID file, then with mythcommflag but mythcommflag died with an error that it "waited too long when trying to read the ringbuffer".