[mythtv] Newly introducted playback poroblem on trunk

Yeasah Pell yeasah at schwide.com
Sat Aug 12 16:22:45 UTC 2006

jafa wrote:
> Hi guys.
> I ran a svn update about a week ago (previous update was probably about 
> 2-3 weeks ago).
> When watching TV or playing back a new recording in MythTV the video 
> runs at half speed and the audio sounds like a helicopter (really loud).
> After transcoding from ATSC MPEG2 to MPEG4 it plays correctly.
> Playing the MPEG2 file in VLC plays correctly.
> Changing the playback library between Standard, XvMC, and libmpeg has no 
> affect and there are no messages on the console.
> I am using SPDIF for audio (both MythTV and VLC).
> Any ideas?
> Nick
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Yes, I hit this problem too. I believe it was triggered by this changeset:


My guess is that the patch might be setting the AC3 flag for non-AC3 
content types? Anyway, I just switched to ALSA to solve it, which I've 
been meaning to do for a while now anyway.

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