[mythtv-users] Problem with MPGs

Trey Thompson treythompson at gmail.com
Tue Jun 24 19:54:35 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.

Anyone have an idea how I can troubleshoot this?
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