[mythtv-users] Mytharchive errors

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Fri Dec 12 02:50:12 UTC 2008

On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 3:47 PM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 12, 2008 at 3:20 PM, Harry Devine <lifter89 at comcast.net> wrote:
>> Rod Smith wrote:
>>> For *ME*, the script I wrote (and that you've got), which uses mencoder, does
>>> a better job than MythArchive's transcoding. I can't promise it'll work
>>> better for you, though; there are just too many variables at play to be sure
>>> what'll work best.
>> I finally go around to trying your script.  I had to go and download
>> midentify, rename it from midentify.sh to midentify and make it 555.
>> After I run the script and answer the questions, I get "Error parsing
>> option on the command line: -o".  Here's the output (I may have answered
>> some questions wrong, just based on my own lack of understanding or just
>> flat-out guessing!):
>> hdevine at hdevine-desktop:/usr/bin$ sudo mytranscode
> you haven't specified an input or output file. As I read the script it
> needs both, something like:
> mytranscode /var/lib/mythtv/recordings/filename.nuv /tmp/newfilename.mpg
> -o sets the output filename, and thats why it is failing (cos you
> haven't specified one.)

But can i STRONGLY suggest any2dvd (or its child, any2vob if you want
to just make an mpeg/vob file for subsequently wriring to dvd).


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