[mythtv-users] What is Codec Id: 94212?

John Pilkington J.Pilk at tesco.net
Sun Feb 18 21:43:19 UTC 2007

Brian Wood wrote:
> On Feb 18, 2007, at 2:03 PM, John Pilkington wrote:
>> My frontend log often reports
>> [mpegts @ 0x48a500]Parser not found for Codec Id: 94212 !
>> Googling brings up pages of references, almost all from similar Myth
>> logs, but no explanations or comments.  I tried combining it with
>> fourcc, and looked on the Myth wiki, but am still no better informed.
>> Anyone?
> I see the same thing, on a test box I'm playing with before I upgrade  
> my main machine to 0.20.
> Googling seems to indicate it is some sort of teletext or subtitle  
> stream on DVDs or DVB broadcasts, but I'm getting these messages from  
> the MPEG coming from a PVR card.
> It's not causing me any problems that I can determine. I think it's  
> just seeing a stream it doesn't know how to deal with but as long as  
> I get audio and video I don't really care. It's probably an empty  
> stream created by the MPEG encoder and essentially ignored by the  
> frontend.
> Funny you brought it up just an hour or 2 after I started looking  
> into it :-)
> Is it causing you any problems that you are aware of?

Difficult to say: most recordings are ok, but some still swap audio 
streams during transcode and some have  occasional episodes of 
blockiness in amongst the acceptable stuff.  Just curious!

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