[mythtv-users] mytharchivehelper fails to get thumbnails

John Drescher drescherjm at gmail.com
Sat Sep 2 13:39:47 UTC 2006

> Do you have any where you could upload a small sample file. It will be
> easier to find out whats happening if I can reproduce the problem for
> myself.
I see if I can create one. The current files I am using are 2.4GB each
before the cut process...

> One thing you could try if you are using the compact theme is comment
> out the call to extractVideoFrame in the script (~ line 2857) and the
> script will skip the thumbnail grabbing and hopefully run to completion.
> It may just fail somewhere else though.

It does fail when it does the dvdauthor after it complains that both
m2v files are not valid. I just had the log for this 5 minutes ago but
I am in the middle of testing with older versions of mythburn.py and
one that I modded to use projectx.


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