[mythtv] skipping of videos in mythvideo...

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Sun Sep 3 03:07:11 UTC 2006

On 9/2/06, Dave Oxley <dave at daveoxley.co.uk> wrote:
> 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 beleive SVN is required for proper DVD seeking.

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