[mythtv-users] Re: Transcoded file not playing back on PVR-350 out

Donavan Stanley GeckoFiend at gmail.com
Sun Oct 10 13:46:24 UTC 2004

On Sat, 9 Oct 2004 19:16:21 -0500, Grant Edwards <grante at visi.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 09, 2004 at 04:41:28PM -0700, Jesse Adelman wrote:
> > OK, so I read that thread. So, for the record, since these questions
> > aren't directly addressed in that thread, I'll help the list by
> > answering the question:
> >
> > Q: "I remember back in the .15 days that there was some talk about
> > adding the ability to cut commercials with a mpeg2-->mpeg2
> > transcode. Did that ability ever make it into this release?"
> >
> > A: No. Not without changing the sourcecode yourself.
> Read it again.
> You don't have to change any source code.
> You can either change the source code _or_ type in a mySQL
> command.
> I'm better at gcc than I am at mySQL, so the way _I_ did it was
> by adding a line of source code.  You don't have to do that if
> you prefer to type in an SQL command to set the transcode
> output format to MPEG2.

I don't reccomend using the MPEG2 to MPEG2 stuff.  There's a reason
why it's not exposed to be used...  It doesn't work properly and
introduces A/V sync issues in the output file.

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