[mythtv-users] Undoing a transcode

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Mon Dec 15 19:07:23 UTC 2008

On 12/15/2008 01:58 PM, John Finlay wrote:
> Yeechang Lee wrote:
>> John Finlay 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.
mv recording.mpg.old recording.nuv


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