markad - Man Page

marks advertisements in VDR recordings.

Synopsis

markad [options]

Description

MarkAd marks advertisements in VDR recordings.

Options

Usage: markad [options] cmd <recording>
-b , --background

markad runs as a background-process this will be automatically set if called with "after"

-d , --disable=<option>

<option>   1 = disable video decoding, 2 = disable audio decoding,
               3 = disable video and audio decoding

-i , --ignoreinfo=<info>

ignores hints from info(.vdr) file <info> 4 = ignore timer info

-l , --logocachedir

directory where logos stored, default /var/lib/markad
if there is no suitable logo file found, markad will try to find the logo in the video and store the result in the recording directory

--autologo=<option>

<option>   0 = disable, only use logos from logo cache directory (default)
          1 = enable, if there is no suitable logo in the logo cache directroy
              find logo from recording and store it in the recording directory
              memory usage optimized operation mode, but runs slow
          2 = enable, if there is no suitable logo in the logo cache directroy
              find logo from recording and store it in the recording directory
              speed optimized operation mode, but needs a lot of memonry, use it only > 1 GB memory

-p , --priority=<priority>

software priority of markad when running in background <priority> from -20...19, default 19

-r , --ioprio=<class>[,<level>]

io priority of markad when running in background <class> 1 = realtime, <level> from 0..7, default 4
            2 = besteffort, <level> from 0..7, default 4
            3 = idle (default)
make sure your I/O scheduler supports scheduling priorities and classes (e.g. BFQ or CFQ)

-v , --verbose

increments loglevel by one, can be given multiple times

-B , --backupmarks

make a backup of existing marks

-I , --saveinfo

correct information in info file

-L , --extractlogo=<direction>[,width[,height]]

extracts logo to /tmp as pgm files (must be renamed) <direction>  0 = top left,    1 = top right
                 2 = bottom left, 3 = bottom right
                 [width]  range from 50 to 480, default 192 (SD)
                                                             default 288 (HD)
                 [height] range from 20 to 250, default 100 (SD)
                                                             default 180 (HD)

-O , --OSD

markad sends an OSD-Message for start and end

-R , --log2rec

write logfiles into recording directory

-T , --threads=<number>

number of threads used for decoding, max. 16 (default is the number of cpus)

-V , --version

print version-info and exit

--loglevel=<level>

sets loglevel to the specified value <level> 1=error 2=info 3=debug 4=trace

--markfile=<markfilename>

set a different markfile-name

--nopid

disables creation of markad.pid file in recdir

--online[=1|2] ( default is 1 )

start markad immediately when called with "before" as cmd if online is 1, markad starts online for live-recordings only, online=2 starts markad online for every recording live-recordings are identified by having a '@' in the filename so the entry 'Mark instant recording' in the menu Setup - Recording of the vdr should be set to 'yes'

--pass1only

process only first pass, setting of marks

--pass2only

process only second pass, fine adjustment of marks

--svdrphost=<ip/hostname> ( default is 127.0.0.1 )

ip/hostname of a remote VDR for OSD messages

--astopoffs=<value>  ( default is 0 )

assumed stop offset in seconds range from 0 to 240

--posttimer=<value> ( default is 600 )

additional recording time in seconds after epg timer end
range from 0 to 1200

--vps

use VPS events from markad.vps to optimize start and stop marks

--cut

cut video based on marks and store it in the recording directory
there are no splits of the target file, make sure your filesystem can handle big files

--ac3reencode

re-encode AC3 stream to fix low audio level of cutted video on same devices
requires --cut
use it only if you really need it, it is very CPU consuming

--svdrpport=<port>  ( default is 6419 )

port of a remote VDR for OSD messages

cmd: one of
-                         dummy-parameter if called directly
nice                      runs markad directly and with nice(19)
after                     markad started by vdr after the recording is complete
before                    markad started by vdr before the recording is complete, only valid together with --online
edited                    markad started by vdr in edit function and exits immediately
<record>                  is the name of the directory where the recording is stored

Author

Written by Jochen Dolze <vdr@dolze.de>

Reporting Bugs

Report bugs to http://projects.vdr-developer.org/projects/plg-markad/issues

Info

25 May 2012 0.1.4 A program for the Video Disk Recorder