[mythtv-users] Playback time out of sync

John Pilkington J.Pilk at tesco.net
Mon Jul 19 09:00:59 UTC 2010

On 19/07/10 08:45, Jon McLennan wrote:
> I updated to 0.23 a couple months ago and since then, I've noticed that
> recordings don't playback correctly. For example, I recorded Top Gear
> off the BBC. The show runs 1 hour and during playback, the OSD says that
> the recording is one hour long. However, when playing back it stops
> after 50 minutes. When trying to solve this issue, I discovered that the
> playback timer is not in sync with the actual length of the video. If I
> skip forward and backwards a couple times, I can usually get the video
> to sync with the timer, but I'd like to figure out a more permanent
> solution.
> It is entirely possible that my hardware is out of date. I built this
> machine in 2004, but some of the components are older. I've changed hard
> drives over the past 6 years, but the CPU, mobo and video card are original.
> Specs:
> Mobo: Asus IS7
> CPU: Intel Pentium 4 2.0GHz
> Video Card: nVidia GeForce4 MX 440 (NV17)
> RAM: 512 MB
> Capture cards: Hauppage PVR 250 and Hauppage PVR 150
> I have no problem upgrading the hardware, but I'd like to make sure this
> isn't something else first.
> Jon

This sounds like seektable problems again.  This thread may help.


John P

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