[mythtv-users] Recording length messed up

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Aug 31 15:31:07 UTC 2007

On 08/31/2007 10:11 AM, Jeremey wrote:
> When i watch any recording, the progress bar shows the total length is 
> very much longer than it really is.
> For instance, a 30 minute episode will show it's over 2 hours.
> I checked the database and the records in the "recorded" table are all 
> correct.
> This only started a month or so ago.  Programs I recorded before this 
> started have also been affected.
> Has anyone had this problem or know what might be causing it?

You have a corrupt seektable.  Run the optimize_mythdb.pl script.  Some
of your recordings will still be messed up afterwards, and you'll need
to run mythcommflag --rebuild or mythtranscode --build-index to fix the
broken recordings.


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