[mythtv-users] Problem with MPGs

Trey Thompson treythompson at gmail.com
Sat Jun 21 22:19:14 UTC 2008

> > Most of my MPGs aren't able to fast forward/seek/etc...  This occurs in
> > Mythfrontend, MythTV Player.  So, I checked the seek table, rebuilt it,
> > etc...
> >
> > However, if I play the MPG in another program like VLC, even then it
> doesn't
> > know the length of the file, and I can't properly seek/etc...
> >
> > Thoughts?
> I've found a bunch of these in my recordings recently.  When I try to
> play them the player thinks they are only 2 minutes 10 seconds long
> when they should be an hour.  The files are 6GB so it's certainly
> longer than that.  Rebuilding the seek table doesn't improve the
> situation.
> I ran it though VideoRedo and it seems to have fixed the problem.  I
> am still investigating but these were all recorded on my HDHR around
> the time the power supply was starting fail.  I guess that's my
> leading suspect.

Mine are all recorded with either a PVR-150 or PVR-500, off analog cable.
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