[mythtv-users] Mythtranscode dies - any alternatives?

Brian Foddy bfoddy at visi.com
Sat Nov 17 23:44:52 UTC 2007

On Saturday 17 November 2007, Brian Wood wrote:
> Brian Foddy wrote:
> > I'm trying to archive "The War" episodes, and some are slightly over 2
> > hrs, won't fit on a std DVD, so I'd like to cut them in half.  If I
> > create a simple cut list, MythArchive starts up mythtranscode, but it seg
> > faults before it can complete; so the archive skips the cut list and
> > proceeds with the original recording.  Probably some minor corruption in
> > the recording (1080i HD).
> >
> > The original recordings play ok, so is there any other way I can trim
> > them down?
> Have you considered just using dual-layer DVDs?
> beww

Some, I've also had some problems with those, and I'm not sure
if its the dual layer format, my dvd player, or the recording itself.
It wasn't very successful.


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