[mythtv-users] Ripped DVDs play too fast after 1:20 in the internal player

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Sun Sep 14 18:31:14 UTC 2008

David Brodbeck wrote:
> I'm having a weird problem with some DVD rips I made using Myth's 
> "Import DVD" feature.  The rips are done using "Excellent" quality and 
> AC3 audio.  When I play them back in mythvideo using the internal 
> player, everything is fine until about the 1 hour 20 minute mark; then 
> the video starts playing too fast and the audio skips. I get a lot of 
> errors like this in the log:
> 2008-09-11 23:37:40.520 NVP::AddAudioData():p1: Audio buffer overflow, 
> audio data lost!
> When I play an affected file in xine, it plays without skipping, but the 
> audio sync seems slightly off.
> I tried building a seektable with mythcommflag --video, but it didn't help.

Just an update on this -- I tried using dvd::rip, and got the same 
problem, so it may be related to transcode somehow.  Another video I did 
with k9copy, which uses mencoder, didn't have the problem.

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