[mythtv-users] VLC stuck at first frame (creating fanart in Mythtv)

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Fri Apr 8 01:48:26 UTC 2011

On 04/07/2011 09:13 PM, Ian Evans wrote:
> Posted this on the VLC list but since I'm firing up VLC to create
> fanart for MythTV, figure it's sorta relevant here to. (and unless I'm
> missing something Myth doesn't have a "press a key save a snapshot"
> command, right?):
> "I've been using VLC under Ubuntu to grab snapshots from Mythtv
> recordings that don't have any fan art. It's been working great,
> however there are several recording that play fantastic under MythTV
> but when I go to load the mpeg2 file with VLC, it just loads the first
> frame and goes no further.
> What would be causing this and what can I do to get past it?"

What type of recording?  (Source, capture device used, was it 
transcoded, if so, lossy or lossless, ... ?)


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