[mythtv-users] Mythbuntu: manual transcode fails (exit 255)?
krt at krt.com.au
Thu Oct 23 07:06:12 UTC 2008
Kingsley Turner wrote:
> I have a reasonably-vanilla Mythbuntu install, and after only a few
> short weeks I've filled the HDD.
> So I deleted some stuff, and queued more stuff up for transcoding (via
> the web control panel).
> But *all* the transcoding jobs failed
I found 18 month old post on this list which solved the problem.
You need to set the transcoding configuration, it does not have a
default (IMMHO it really should, please), so the transcode breaks. The
critical hint is the bit in the log that says:
"Please ensure that the recording profiles for the transcoder are set"
I can't remember where in the setup I found them, but they're in the
Do I need to re-queue all the failed jobs?
Or will they restart themselves?
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