[mythtv-users] Re: Deleted commercials show up again on DVD.

Fred Squires fsquires at gmail.com
Tue Sep 21 09:49:45 EDT 2004

> 3) Enable the MPEG2->MPEG2 transcoding feature in Myth.
> Tried this.  The transcoding ran, and the commercials appear to
> be gone, but the output file doesn't play well.
> 1) The length that shows up in the OSD is completely whacked
>    (hundreds of hours instead of 30 minutes).
> 2) Can no longer edit the file using Myth.
> 3) If I try to skip forward/backward, the video plays jerky
>    from then on.
> Don't know what happens if you burn the file to DVD.
> Has anybody else had good luck with the MPEG2->MPEG2 option in
> mythtranscode?

Run mythcommflag on the new file.  Use the --rebuilt option (added in
.16) so it will only rebuild the seek tables and not look for the
commercials, since you already cut them out.


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