[mythtv-users] building and maintaining seek tables for videos in mythvideo

David Brodbeck gull at gull.us
Fri Feb 27 21:40:36 UTC 2009

On Thu, February 26, 2009 6:04 pm, jarpublic at gmail.com wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 26, 2009 at 8:00 PM, Tyler T <tylernt at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> mythcommflag is supposed to work and should be faster,
>> Not on my system. On a 2-disk RAID-0 w/ 900MHz Duron, mythtranscode
>> processes a 1-hour SDTV recording in 28-31 seconds. mythcommflag takes
>> 37-39 seconds. (I ran each 3 times in rapid succession to smooth the
>> effects of caching.)
> That is good to know. I guess I will go the mythtranscode route and
> write a little script to traverse my video directory. Thanks.

It's not that fast on my system, but you can always just renice the script
and let it run in the background for as long as it needs to.

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