[mythtv-users] Undoing a transcode

John Finlay finlay at moeraki.com
Mon Dec 15 18:58:55 UTC 2008

Yeechang Lee wrote:
> John Finlay <finlay at moeraki.com> says:
>> I transcoded an MPEG2 file but I don't like the result and would like to 
>> undo the change. I see that the original file was renamed to a .mpg.old 
>> file. How can I get mythtv to revert back to using the original file?
> $ mv recording.mpg.old recording.mpg
> Then rebuild the seektable.
> <URL:http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/236245#236245>
Unfortunately that didn't work. Mythtv still thinks that the .nuv file 
is the file to use. If I rename the .nuv file, mythtv complains that 
there is no file. Seems like something in the DB has to be changed to 
indicate the .mpg file is to be used instead.


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