[mythtv-users] Stuttering and loss of sync after transcoding some recordings
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Wed May 20 20:16:01 UTC 2009
On Tuesday 19 May 2009 08:17:14 Per Öberg wrote:
> In Sept 29 Peter Scahchte reported problems with mythtranscode for some
> I have the exact same problem but I didn't manage to find any solution.
> The problem is that occasionally transcoded recordings
> (MPEG2 from DVB-T transcoded to MPEG 4) become damaged so that at some
> point in the recording the sound starts to stutter and mythtranscode
> never recovers. The playback is out of sync 1-2s and mythfrontend spits
> out loads of "WriteAudio: buffer underrun" messages.
I also had this problem. I've turned off automatic transcoding, and now
transcode programs manually after watching them, if I want to keep them. I've
not watched all of them again, but I've not spotted a file that was received
without corruption to then be corrupted by transcoding.
Mind you, I've never received any DVB that's been too corrupt to watch either.
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