[mythtv] mythmkmovie problems

David Won phlegm at rogers.com
Tue May 6 18:03:07 EDT 2003

I reinstalled Mplayer with the patch and this seems to have fixed the
problem. Well sort of. It works great on all of the recent files I have
but still hangs the same with anything older than a month or so. No big
deal as there was nothing really worth saving anyways.

Thanks for the help.


On Mon, 2003-05-05 at 18:23, Michael J. Pedersen wrote:
> On Mon, May 05, 2003 at 04:18:23PM -0400, David Won wrote:
> > Thanks for any help you can throw this way and keep up the great work.
> [snip]
> > **********************************************************************
> > Creating single frame avi
> > RUNNING COMMAND: mencoder -mf on:w=:h=:fps=29.97 -ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg4:vhq:vbitrate=1500:keyint=15:aspect= -o /tmp/bframe-1-31963.avi /tmp/bframe-1-31963.png
> > **********************************************************************
> This is a bug. You'll notice that the aspect is empty on that line, and
> that's a problem. It will cause mencoder to fail, but mkmovie tries to
> connect over and over. This needs to be fixed somehow (I'm just not sure
> how yet).
> Also, I suspect that your installation of mplayer/mencoder is kinda
> broken. Try using mplayer on one of the mythtv .nuv files directly, and
> see if it will play. If not, you'll need to patch it to fix it.
David Won <phlegm at rogers.com>

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