[mythtv] skipping of videos in mythvideo...

Dave Oxley dave at daveoxley.co.uk
Sun Sep 3 02:36:11 UTC 2006

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Steven Adeff wrote:
> On 9/2/06, Jochen Kühner <jochen.kuehner at gmx.de> wrote:
>>> Do you mean skip as in 30 second skip forward? If so are you using 64
>>> bit? I have this issue also.
>> no i don' have 64bit.  i also heard that the normal mythtv uses the db
>> for skipping, but vlc can also skip my recordings without database infos.
>> what is different on the internal player...
> What type of file are you playing? The internal player requires mpeg
> files seek tables defined in the DB, but AVI's and some other formats
> don't require this. For mpeg files you can run
> mythcommflag --rebuild --video <filename>
> to create the db entry.

I rip my DVD's to .iso and the skip forward doesn't work on my AMD64 but
does work on the Pentium M laptop. The --rebuild isn't appropriate for
.iso's. I did report this a number of months ago.
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