[mythtv] Re: Another problem with nuvexport and possible fix...

George Styles george at ripnet.co.uk
Tue Nov 16 23:14:14 UTC 2004


Further to my previous testing, the encoding of some programs still fails 
even when I drop the -x mpeg2 flag.

I will manually schedule a couple of 2 min recordings tonight, and post them 
on my web site tomorow (on a 256k upstream DSL link). I will do one on BBC 1 
which (at least until now...) works, and one on TMF which didnt (green 



----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Gavin Hurlbut" <gjhurlbu+mythtv-dev at beirdo.ca>
Newsgroups: beirdo.mail.mythtv.dev
To: <mythtv-dev at mythtv.org>
Sent: Tuesday, November 16, 2004 10:36 PM
Subject: [mythtv] Re: Another problem with nuvexport and possible fix...

> George Styles <george at ripnet.co.uk> wrote:
>> It seems that dropping the -x mpeg2 flag to transcode fixes the problem. 
>> No idea why :). Transcode seems to be able to work out for itself what 
>> format the video is in.
>> The patch is below.
> This patch broke it royally in my testing with ivtv-created MPEG2-PS 
> files.  We
> will need to find a way to differentiate between ivtv-created files and 
> the
> DVB-created ones.
> Could you do a manual recording of 1 or 2 minutes for me to download for
> testing purposes?  I don't have access to DVB recordings (and I don't 
> think
> Chris does either).
>> After applying these 2 patches, I get perfect XviD output :) yay!
>> Chris - are you prepared to accept one or both of these patches? its 
>> annoying to have to re-apply them each time I book out the CVS. I think 
>> the first one is fairly non-controversial, whereas the second one may 
>> need a switch if it breaks the encode for any other people.
> The first one will likely be committed as it seems to have no nasty 
> affects
> to MPEG2-PS files from ivtv.  The first size you try is 1MB which is the
> default, so it effectively does the same thing for the ivtv files.
> The second one we will need to find a different solution to that is a bit 
> more
> elegant :)
> Ciao
> Gavin


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