[mythtv-users] Transcode errors out
rtsai1111 at comcast.net
Sat Jul 9 07:58:38 EDT 2005
On Sat, Jul 09, 2005 at 09:33:24PM +1000, ffrr wrote:
> >On Sat, Jul 09, 2005 at 09:15:02PM +1000, ffrr wrote:
> >>I just tried watching a recorded tv show and hit x to
> >>transcode it to mp4 (if I have configured it correctly anyway),
> >>but the terminal that I started mythbackend in reports...
> >>2005-07-09 21:10:05.401 "Autodetect" transcode of "Doctor Who" recorded
> >>from channel 1001 at Sat Jul 9 19:25:00 2005: Starting.
> >>2005-07-09 21:10:05.403 transcode: Transcode Starting
> >>2005-07-09 21:10:05.830 New DB connection, total: 2
> >>2005-07-09 21:10:05.840 Transcoding from
> >>/mnt/hdd1/video/recordings/1001_20050709192500_20050709201500.nuv to
> >>2005-07-09 21:10:06.595 Unknown video codec:
> >>2005-07-09 21:10:06.597 Transcoding
> >>/mnt/hdd1/video/recordings/1001_20050709192500_20050709201500.nuv failed
> >>2005-07-09 21:10:06.605 Deleting
> >>2005-07-09 21:10:06.628 "Autodetect" transcode of "Doctor Who" recorded
> >>from channel 1001 at Sat Jul 9 19:25:00 2005: Errored.
> >>2005-07-09 21:10:06.630 transcode: Transcode Errored
> >>I see that 'unknown video codec' message. Is there something I have
> >>to manually add to the installation, like the divx codec, and if so,
> >This probably means that you haven't configured your transcoding
> Well, maybe I don't understand what needs to be configured. I have
> 2 profile groups
> Hardware DVB Encoders
> Under the first one, I changed the 'Default' profile to use MPEG-4
> and MP3. (because when I looked at the setup for a scheduled
> recording, it was set to use the default.
> Under the Transcoders group there are 5
> Autodetect from RTjpeg/MPEG4
> Autodetect from MPEG2
> High Quality
> Medium Quality
> Low Quality
> Does one of these need to be changed too (if so which one)?
If you examine the recording schedule, it is probably configured for
the "Autodetect" transcoder (inferred from the logfile snippets you
posted), so that means you need to configure the "Autodetect"
transcoder appropriate for the encoding used to record the show (or
just configure both, to be sure).
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