[mythtv-users] DVD Ripping Error

David Brieck Jr. dbrieck at gmail.com
Fri Jul 2 13:00:26 EDT 2004

On Fri, 02 Jul 2004 10:00:34 -0600, Kevin Stussman <kevins at solium.com> wrote:
> When I try to rip a DVD, there is a message something to the affect of :
> "Cannot contact transcoding daemon...press a number key to try
> again....if that doesn't work something is seriously wrong".
> After doing some googling, I found that I was missing /mnt/store/dvdrip
> and /mnt/store/mythvideo, so I created them (with permissions) but still
> no luck. Do I need to restart the backend process (I haven't tried that
> yet)...
> Otherwise:
> - /usr/bin/transcode exists
> - I have emerged mythdvd libdvdread libdvdcss (others?)
> - The mpeg2 and mpeg3 suite of tools seem to be there (mpegtranscode,
> mpeg2enc, etc..)
> Thanks,
> Kevin.

Did you try pressing a number key? That's what I do when I get that
message. It starts up the transcoding daemon.

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