[mythtv-users] ff/rew problems with Internal player on Videos
jondz at dca.net
Wed Mar 23 16:57:44 UTC 2005
On Wed, 2005-03-23 at 09:16, Joseph A. Caputo wrote:
> On Tuesday 22 March 2005 10:32, Donavan Stanley wrote:
> > On 21 Mar 2005 23:04:50 -0500, jondz <jondz at dca.net> wrote:
> > > (Internal player). I put "internal" on the video
> > > player (instead of mplayer).
> > >
> > > FF/REW/Page up/down wont work with playing videos,
> > > the ff/rew are mostly too slow. Page up/down
> > > will delay for too long (10,30 seconds) then
> > > mostly wont work anyway (might move forward only
> > > a few frames or just jump backward).
> > You need to build a seek table for them using mythcommflag.
> I was actually going to post about this... I've tried everything I can
> to get seeking to work in my movie rips, to no avail. I saw a post
> recently that mentioned it's necessary to run 'mythcommflag --video'
> with the *full* path of the video file (rather than the path relative
> to the video dir). I've tried both ways, and while the results were
> different, neither was a success. I've verified that the movies have
> seektables in the 'filemarkup' table. At best, what seems to be
> happening is that the video seeks properly, but the audio doesn't, so
> the video freezes until the audio catches up. I'm not sure if that's
> actually what's happening, but that's the appearance it gives. I
> should mention that most of my movies are XviD AVIs (most produced by
> MythDVD, some by DVD::Rip), as I seem to recall that AVI seeking was
> less mature than some other kinds.
> I'd be happy to do anything necessary to help debug this.
I have exactly the same problem!
Last nite I did a few tests with mythcommflag --rebuild ---video
/path/to/movie and the Page up/down worked---but the audio were
thrown out of sync.
In my case the video didnt freeze but the audio was just way
out of sync (about 2 seconds late or early i'm not sure).
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