[mythtv] Experimental HDTV Recording patch updated
John Patrick Poet
john at BlueSkyTours.com
Thu Aug 12 20:25:00 EDT 2004
I have deleted the offending files already, unfortunately -- need the space
for Olympics ;-)
With the Olympics starting, I am less inclined to have an unreliable
backend, but I will try to squeeze in some more testing for you.
On Thu, 12 Aug 2004, Daniel Thor Kristjansson wrote:
> Does your recorded stream contain PMT and PAT tables? Myth needs those,
> but I'm not sure if mplayer does. If you could send me the output of
> "mythbackend -v record" on one of those non-working recordings might
> The only thing I can think of is that the new PAT/PMT code isn't
> finding the stream. Make sure that you have the channel in the format
> "12-2" where the second number is the program id. The PAT parser is
> different and will deal with program lookup failures differently. But it
> should report a failure in the log.
> The new code tries to parse the tables completely and then use that
> information to build new tables, instead of just rewriting the old
> -- Daniel
> On Wed, 11 Aug 2004, John Patrick Poet wrote:
> ]Daniel Thor Kristjansson wrote:
> ]>I've begun cleaning it up for eventual inclusion in MythTV. It's not
> ]>ready yet. But I would love it if some people gave it a test.
> ]> http://www.mrl.nyu.edu/~danielk/mythtv/hdtv-recorder-v10.tbz
> ]Hi Daniel,
> ]I installed this patch set on my backend machine. Compiles up and seems
> ]to run just fine.
> ]Unfortunately, programs recorded with it in place are unplayable by
> ]Myth. I get a:
> ]avformat error: -1
> ]Couldn't open decoder for:
> ]In the mythbackend log file. This is with the latest CVS and with David
> ]Georges "avformat error" patch installed. Without David's patch, the
> ]backend would just die.
> ]The file DOES play using mplayer, so I am not sure why Myth has a problem.
> ]I have tried several different recording, and I get the same result
> ]every time.
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