[mythtv-users] Rip DVD

Alex Malinovich demonbane at the-love-shack.net
Tue Dec 5 17:31:14 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-12-05 at 12:16 -0500, Paul Gallant wrote:
> Robert Seaton wrote:
> >  When I try to rip a DVD, I press the 0 key on my remote, and I get a
> > message that says "No jobs and nothing else to do. You could hit 0 to
> > rip a DVD" 
> Try running "sudo mtd -d" first (this command will start the transcoding 
> daemon.) then run the frontend again and try to rip the DVD. 
> I think Myth will start it up if it's not running, but I'm not certain.

If he's seeing the "No jobs" message mtd is already running. If it's not
running it'll prompt you to push any number key to start it.

I would check the mtd.log to see if there are any clues. It's located in
the mythdvd temp directory. (I believe /var/lib/mythdvd/temp is

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