[mythtv] skipping of videos in mythvideo...

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Sun Sep 3 02:36:47 UTC 2006

On Sep 2, 2006, at 7:36 PM, Dave Oxley wrote:

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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.

I'm on an AMD64 as well in case that matters to someone.

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