[mythtv] Audio stutter on black screens

Mark Spieth mark at dclabs.com.au
Fri Dec 16 20:20:15 EST 2005

> On Thursday 15 Dec 2005 23:10, Stuart Auchterlonie wrote:
> > Hmmm, thinking out loud here, but it's almost like the data rate
> > drops too low for the decoder at this point. Would make sense since
> > a pure black screen would have a very low data rate compared to a
> > much more colourful screen.
> I think you may be onto something here. The channels I have had most
> with in recent days also happens to have the lowest average bitrates.
> See http://varied.myby.co.uk/dtt/
> (e.g. More4)
> Now that alone wasn't a problem before but combined with a recent change,
> maybe it was enough to highlight the problem for me?
> For example the cause of my other major problem which also affected the
> bitrate channels was Mark Spieth's patch commited in [8244] and a
> reverted in [8265], [8267].

Is your original problem solved now due to my original patch?
a bit more testing by me showed the same problem (not that black screen one)
which was fixed by the utils.c reversion. sorry about that.


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