[mythtv-users] Errors Watching x.264 encoded videos..

Joe Ripley vitaminjoe at gmail.com
Tue Jan 22 01:13:39 UTC 2008

On Jan 21, 2008 4:06 PM, Noah Markon <nmarkon at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm working on encoding my TV DVD shows from the huge files, to
> something a bit smaller in order to save some room on my shrinking
> array. I've been testing some different methods of encoding, xvid and
> x.264, the xvid turn out fine, however when I play the x264 in myth
> video I get a black screen. I have to SSH in and restart the frontend.

> Repeated over and over.
> I did a search, and did find an old post, but it had no solution, does
> any one else have any suggestions?

If you're using the Internal player, make sure you rebuild your
seektable (i.e. mythcommflag --video <filename> --rebuild).

More at: http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/index.php/Repairing_the_Seektable

Joe Ripley
vitaminjoe at gmail.com

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