[mythtv-users] Don't understand seektables - need some help

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Sat Nov 10 15:53:01 UTC 2007

On 11/09/2007 01:57 PM, Brian Phillips wrote:
> I have a rather large recording from TV, about 2.5 hours in length.  I edit
> it, cut out all the commercials, and then run mythtranscode --honorcutlist
> --mpeg2 on it.  The video produced is an mpeg, can be played perfectly on
> other systems like Windows Media Player.
> I finish my cutlisting by running mythcommflag -f FILE --rebuild and then
> mythcommflag -f FILE --clearcutlist.  No errors are produced, but when I try
> and play the recording back in mythtv, it starts playing nice enough, but
> only runs for about 10 minutes before skipping to a frame that is beyond the
> end of the movie (trimmed off the end) and then stopping play.  The total
> length of the movie in the "position" bar that pops up when you seek around
> is only around an hour as well.  What's going on?

Use edit to verify that the cutlist is cleared.

Use mythtranscode --buildindex instead of mythcommflag --rebuild. 
You'll find various incantations on the list archives.


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