[mythtv-users] Mythpreviewgen

John Pilkington J.Pilk at tesco.net
Sun Oct 16 14:45:51 UTC 2011

On 16/10/11 09:02, John Pilkington wrote:
> On subject, but not related to the 'random pauses' aspect:
> 1.  The previews are sometimes 'blocky' when generated from dvb-t
> recordings of low-bitrate channels, presumably because keyframes are too
> far apart.
> 2.  When a recording is processed with my 'mythcutprojectx' script
> (which also clears the cutlist and rebuilds the seek table) the preview
> shown isn't changed until I've moved away and back in the 'Watch
> Recordings' screen.  If this doesn't happen fairly soon no preview is
> shown for that recording, perhaps until a backend restart.  I haven't
> looked to see what happens with a 'normal' mythtranscode.
> Should I add a call to mythpreviewgen to my script, and if so what
> parameters would it need?
> TIA,
> John P
To answer my own question:  it seems fine with --chanid --starttime

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