[mythtv-users] Re: mythDVD rip/transcode problem on Fedora Core 1
Joseph A. Caputo
jcaputo1 at comcast.net
Thu Mar 25 16:10:05 EST 2004
On Thursday 25 March 2004 15:01, Pavan Chavva wrote:
> > On Thursday 25 March 2004 11:55, Pavan Chavva wrote:
> > > Hello All,
> > > I recently installed mythtv following Jarod's
> > > excellent guide and most of the features work
> > without
> > > any problems. I am trying to rip a DVD through
> > > mythDVD and after a while it just hangs! I had to
> > > reboot my machine couple of times. About a week
> > ago
> > > I saw some postings about this problem but don't
> > know
> > > if it is fixed or not. Any help on this is
> > greatly
> > > appreciated! I am running Fedora Core 1 on ASUS
> > > Pundit with PVR250 card.
> > Just out of curiosity, what DVD was it? I think I
> > was the one having
> > problems a couple of weeks ago with
> > ripping/transcoding. I answer I
> > finally came up with was that it was the DVD.
> > MythDVD usually works
> > pretty well for me, but it (and almost every other
> > DVD-ripping/
> > transcoding tool on Linux or Windows) chokes on
> > every Disney DVD I've
> > tried so far. It rips the VOB to disk just fine,
> > then just kind of
> > hangs when it tries to do the transcoding.
> > Have you tried a 'Perfect' rip?
> > -JAC
> I was just trying the movie that we rented. It is
> the movie 'The School of Rock'.
> BTW what is 'Perfect' rip. I am sorry if it is a
> stupid question.
In MythDVD, in the screen where you rip/transcode a dvd, you can select
a quality: Perfect, Excellent, Good, Medium.
Perfect = just rip the disc, don't transcode it
all others = rip + transcode, transcoding parameters (bitrate, etc)
determined by quality level (Excellent, Good, Medium)
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