[mythtv-users] Undoing a transcode

John Finlay finlay at moeraki.com
Mon Dec 15 21:13:43 UTC 2008


Michael T. Dean wrote:
> 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
>
> Mike
>   

Thanks that did it.

John


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