[mythtv-users] Problem playing last program before a channel stops broadcasting for the day (UK DVB-T)

John Pilkington J.Pilk at tesco.net
Mon Dec 13 10:34:53 UTC 2010

On 13/12/10 09:49, John Veness wrote:
> On 12/12/10 20:25, John Veness wrote:
>> I record 3 minutes past the end of the scheduled time. I haven't yet
>> tried to see what would happen if I stop exactly when the channel ends.
> Last night I set CSI:NY to stop recording on channel Five USA at exactly
> 1am (which is when the channel goes off air), but it still had the
> problem of being seemingly blank when played back in Myth. I guess there
> might be a few seconds difference between my HTPC clock and when the
> channel actually closes, so next I'll try stopping it a minute before
> closedown.
> Other than John Pilkington, has anyone else seen this?
> Can any other UK DVB-TV viewers try recording the last program on a
> channel, e.g. Jinx on CBBC Channel at 6.35pm to 7pm, or Cinemania on
> Five USA tonight at 12.35am to 1am, especially if you add a couple of
> minutes extra to the end time, and let the list know if you can play it
> back or not?
> Cheers,
> John
"Here's one I made earlier:"

> http://www.gossamer-threads.com/lists/mythtv/users/435907#435907

and I don't have a recording that's affected just now, but it just might 
be worth trying an appropriately modified version of:

  mythtranscode --mpeg2 --buildindex --showprogress --chanid 1002 
--starttime 20101212205600

John P

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