[mythtv-users] Previously-recorded videos not playing

Pete Cable petercable at gmail.com
Mon Oct 11 11:55:32 UTC 2004

Run mythfrontend in a terminal window with the verbose flag, e.g.

$ mythfrontend --verbose playback

On Sun, 10 Oct 2004 14:44:15 -0700, Alan Murrell <lists at murrell.ca> wrote:
> Hi There,
> I have got MythTV installed, and it is working well with regards to
> watching TV, playing MP3s, watching recorded material (from MythTV),
> etc.
> I have some other videos that were mostly recorded using mp1e, and they
> play fine in MPlayer on another computer.  However, they seem not able
> to be played in MythTV.  When I "browse" the video list in MythTV, these
> "previously recorded" videos, the information that MythTV gives is that
> all the information is "Unknown" and the runtime is "0 minutes", which I
> guess makes sense, if MythTV has no idea about the video.  However, as I
> mentions, when I bring up the "Action Menu", and select "Watch This
> Video", nothing happens.
> I don't have a "mythfrontend" log file; only for "mythbackend" :-(
> Any ideas or pointers on this would be appreciated.
> TIA,
> Alan Murrell
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