[mythtv-users] mytharchive problem

John Pierce john.j35 at gmail.com
Wed Jun 25 03:42:14 UTC 2008

Hello list members.

I have recently installed mythtv on kubuntu 8.0.4 and have experienced
the following problem.

I have recorded a program and want to make a dvd out of it, and
mytharchive fails after starting

This is the output from mplex when I go to the work directory of
mytharchive and enter the command

mplex -o final.mpg stream.mv2 stream0.ac3

   INFO: [mplex] mplex version 1.8.0 (2.2.4 $Date: 2005/08/28 17:50:54 $)
**ERROR: [mplex] File stream.mv2 unrecogniseable!
   INFO: [mplex] File stream0.ac3 looks like an AC3 Audio stream.
**ERROR: [mplex] Unrecogniseable file(s)... exiting.

I have a hophog pvr500 and when I ran mythtv-setup I chose mpeg ps in
the settings, should I have made that
a ts or some other setting?

This is a snippet from the tail end of the mytharchive log file from the run.

- Processed 0 subtitles.
- The longest display line had -1 characters.
- The maximum number of displayed lines was 0.
- The normal display height of the font arial.ttf was 0.
- The bottom display height of the font arial.ttf was 0.
- The biggest subtitle box had 296 bytes.
Menu items per page 6
Creating DVD XML file for dvd author
Menu page 1
aspect ratio is: 1.77778
aspect ratio is: 1.77778
Fixed length chapters:
Total size of video files, before multiplexing, is 2769 Mbytes, audio
is 75 MBytes, menus are 1 MBytes.
Video will fit onto DVD. 1415.48 MBytes of space remaining on recordable DVD.
Multiplexing MPEG stream to /music/tmp/work/1/final.mpg
Adding sync offset of -72ms
Available streams - video and one audio stream
Multiplex started PID=8196
Starting dvdauthor
DVDAuthor::dvdauthor, version 0.6.14.
Build options: gnugetopt magick iconv freetype
Send bugs to <dvdauthor-users at lists.sourceforge.net>

INFO: Locale=en_US.UTF-8
INFO: Converting filenames to UTF-8
INFO: dvdauthor creating VTS
STAT: Picking VTS 01

STAT: Processing /music/tmp/work/1/final.mpg...
**ERROR: [mplex] File /music/tmp/work/1/stream.mv2 unrecogniseable!
**ERROR: [mplex] Unrecogniseable file(s)... exiting.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated, TIA

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