[mythtv-users] mytharchive produced incomplete video

Rich West Rich.West at wesmo.com
Fri Sep 28 17:31:41 UTC 2007

Rod Smith wrote:
> On Wednesday 26 September 2007 20:42:42 Rich West wrote:
>> I'm dabbling with mytharchive to export some shows out to DVD.  I've
>> used it only once before to archive out a US football game to DVD which
>> worked flawlessly.  This time around though, mytharchive took an 1hr
>> long show and gave me a DVD with 20 minutes of the show.
> I've seen this happen occasionally. I'm not sure what the cause is; it just 
> crops up from time to time. One of these days I'll investigate the matter in 
> more depth. I suspect, but am far from positive, that it has to do with 
> chapter breaks. If you've still got the original recording, I suggest trying 
> again using a different theme (preferably one that creates different chapter 
> break points) and/or transcoding the program before recording it. It's 
> conceivable that either approach will fix the problem.

Yup, I still have the original.  I processed it without utilizing the
cutlist, and that produced a DVD image of 806MB for a 1HR HD video in
"High Quality" mode.  So.. I think it resulted in the same issue.. just
with commercials. :(

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