[mythtv-users] Frontend sometimes reports MPEG2 errors (DVB-C)

Thomas Börkel thomas at boerkel.de
Fri Aug 11 16:28:46 UTC 2006


Osma Ahvenlampi wrote:

>> That's right. Is it worth switching from ffmpeg to the other one in
>> the settings? 
> My experience is that ffmpeg is less vulnerable to these errors. I base
> this not on MythTV itself, but on mplayer -vfm ffmpeg correctly playing
> back recordings which exhibit corrupted display with mplayer -vfm
> libmpeg2 or when transcoded with mythtranscode (which I apparently can
> not configure to use ffmpeg on ATrpms 0.19-fixes binaries).

I have one recording, where commflagging with ffmpeg segfaults and 
libmpeg2 succeeds. Apparently, they have both their good and bad sides.

IMHO, if they find errors and the picture is a bit distorted for a short 
moment while watching, OK. But segfaults...


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