[mythtv-users] Problem with 1080i h264 video - video appears to be twice as long as it should.

John P Poet jppoet at gmail.com
Wed Jun 3 01:38:54 UTC 2009

On Tue, Jun 2, 2009 at 7:23 PM, Manuel McLure<manuel at mclure.org> wrote:
> Just some more information on this. I again applied only the 18104
> changes to my release, and allowed it to record a new show. This show
> appeared to have the right length and commercial flagging worked. Then
> I ran mythcommflag --rebuild on a show I knew was bad but it didn't
> seem to fix it - in fact it appears that the show now won't play at
> all, and another show I tested (1/2 hour) says it's 3 hours!
> So a step in the right direction, I think.

Try using mythtranscode instead:


Give it the --mpeg2 flag, just like in the example, even though it is
H.264.  That has worked for me.

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?

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