[mythtv] Error finding codec: mpeg4 with cvs

Isaac Richards ijr at case.edu
Sat May 28 18:27:34 UTC 2005

On Saturday 28 May 2005 02:25 pm, Torbjörn Jansson wrote:
> mythtv-dev-bounces at mythtv.org <> wrote:
> > On Saturday 28 May 2005 08:58 am, Torbjörn Jansson wrote:
> >> Today i did a cvs update and now i get:
> >> "NVR: Error finding codec: mpeg4" in the backend log when starting
> >> livetv and the backend uses rtjpeg instead of mpeg4 to encode the
> >> video.
> >>
> >> I suspect this is caused by the ffmpeg resync a few days ago.
> >
> > You likely didn't re-run configure + do a make distclean.
> Aah, sorry, i did a "make distclean" but i forgot to rerun configure.
> I'll try that.

Yeah, it should fix it, then - the individual codecs can be enabled/disabled 
in libavcodec now, and a configure run is required to enable 'em.

> I bet this will also fix the 22Gb rtjpeg recordings i'm getting.

rtjpeg's size is really quite variable, depending on how much noise there is.


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