[mythtv-users] commercial flagging

Robert Tsai mythtv at tsaiberspace.net
Tue Dec 5 03:58:41 UTC 2006

On Mon, Dec 04, 2006 at 09:07:50PM -0500, Peter Gavin wrote:
> I finally got my MythTV setup working (after weeks of hardware/ivtv
> troubleshooting) and it works great.  The only thing I'm really
> having a problem with now is commercial flagging.  mythcommflag is
> giving me a lot of false positives.  Frequently, the begginning of a
> show will be flagged as a commercial.  For instance, The Simpsons
> starts off with a 30-second or so sequence with music and everyone
> racing to get home (you most certainly know what I mean).  This part
> almost always gets flagged, whether its immediately followed by a
> commercial or not. The introductory stand-up sequence at the start
> of every Seinfeld episode gets flagged as well.  I've tried using
> different flagging-settings, with similar results every time.

Can you try the "Experimental" flagger and see if that yields better


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