[mythtv-users] trandcoding messes up 6 channel audio slow audio playback

Mark Lord mythtv at rtr.ca
Thu Apr 28 18:49:58 UTC 2011

On 11-04-28 11:52 AM, Scott Macdonell wrote:
>> Same problem here -- I am amazed that such core functionality is so
>> fatally and destructively broken in a released version almost 6 months
>> after release. From my understanding, this should be affecting
>> everyone who has 6 channel mpeg2 recordings that they then try to
>> transcode internally.
>> Why aren't more people mentioning this problem then?
>> Do most people just keep their 3-4GB mpeg2 HDTV recordings without
>> recompression?
> Yeah, I figure one of two things must be the case.
> 1) Many people aren't affected by this problem, and we just aren't hearing about it, or
> 2) Most people have some user job set up that achieves similar results as mythtranscode.
> On 1)... Is anybody out there successfully using mythtranscode to transcode
> recordings with > 2 audio channels and myth >= 0.24?

I haven't really been following this thread,
but I do have a few large MPEG2 recordings here with 5.1 audio,
still in the original format.

If you have any particular transcode settings you'd like me to try,
then I'm game for it.  The system is running 0.24-fixes.

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