[MPlayer-users] record tv and drop advertising in one pass?

Jindrich Makovicka makovick at kmlinux.fjfi.cvut.cz
Tue Sep 23 17:38:53 CEST 2003

Julien WAJSBERG wrote:
>>Since we are just throwing guess around, why not try CTRL+S, and CTRL+Q?
>>  I suspect you will have the same problem, but it might be worth trying.
> I don't think it will produce the same behaviour, since ctrl Z really
> stops the process whereas ctrl S just prevents the terminal from writing
> any text :)

It will be a bit similar - it stops the main thread, but the recorder 
will still grab frames until it fills the buffer. then it starts 
dropping frames. I would recommend avoiding such methods and rather 
cutting the ads out after whole show is safely recorded.

Jindrich Makovicka

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