[mythtv-users] Auto Transcode not happening

Joe Ripley vitaminjoe at gmail.com
Thu Sep 13 19:15:15 UTC 2007

On 9/13/07, Richard Pickler <rpickler at gmail.com> wrote:
> I recently rebuilt my myth system as part of a large series of upgrades to
> my systems at home.  This time around, I tried out ubuntu and their
> -proposed branch of mythtv.  (Even paid $15 for Schedules Direct on Tuesday.
>  Damnit.  Oh well, I feel it's a service that's well worth it.)
> I'm still working out a couple kinks, but one really has me stumped.  For
> some reason, I can't automatically transcode any recordings.  They record
> fine, they go through commercial detection, but the auto-transcode jobs
> never show up on the queue.  When setting up some of the recordings, I
> accidentally turned on a "User Job", and it showed up in the job queue, but
> no auto-transcode.  Is there something broken?  I'm kind of stumped here and
> it's an odd behavior that's filling up disk space very quickly.

You have to make sure that you allow auto-transcoding in the recording
profile.  Go to Setup -> TV Settings -> Recording Profiles -> Encoders

Make sure the 'Enable auto-transcode after recording' is turned on for
any profiles that you want the auto-transcoding to take effect.

Joe Ripley
vitaminjoe at gmail.com

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