[mythtv-users] mythvideo external player

Taylor Ralph taylor.ralph at gmail.com
Sat Dec 4 03:54:06 UTC 2010

On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 10:41 PM, Christopher X. Candreva
<chris at westnet.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 1 Dec 2010, Taylor Ralph wrote:
>> Feel free to send me a PM with a link to a video or sample that isn't
>> working and I'll take a look.
> Taylor:
> I have a video sample.
> Bones, recorded last night from NY Fox 5 and transcoded. On the internal
> player it shows a static image of the first frame with audio playing. If you
> hit escape, the current frame comes up. If you go back to playing, that same
> frame stays up and never changes.  File plays fine in mplayer.
> Unfortunately it's a 1.5gig file. Is there a realistic way to extract a
> sample ?

Yes, sorry I haven't got back to you on the other sample as I've been
swamped lately.

You can easily provide a small sample by running:

dd if=inputfile of=outputfile bs=1024 count=50000

and then upload to filebin.ca and post the link.


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