[mythtv-users] 0.23 DVD rip results in wrong / slightly amusing counter values

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Mon Jan 30 20:48:49 UTC 2012

On Tue, Jan 31, 2012 at 8:59 AM, Alan <groups4 at dancecrave.com> wrote:
> Hi All
> I am aware that mtd is defunct as in 0.24 but I am currently on 0.23 as
> I want to keep my server on 10.0.4 LTS

How does that prevent you upgrading to 0.24-fixes?

google mythbuntu repos.

> -Just transitioned to storage groups and have all video and screenshot
> files in a dedicated video directory separate from the main TV recordings.
> -This system has been running for several years and the database
> upgraded in place since the early days of Mythtv.
> I have been ripping some of my old DVDs using the built in rip
> functionality because I am too old / lazy to get up and put the DVDs in
> the tray. Some work fine and in some the counter is wrong ie it gets to
> 17:21 of 17:21 and stays there for the rest of the film, or in some
> cases it refuses to play.
> It is a ripping / MTD issue as it does the same thing when playing the
> files in VLC on a different machine.
> Has anyone experienced similar / have any tips for what I can try to fix
> the issue(s)?
> I have run mtd on CLI and the output does not appear to show anything
> untoward. I also run the front end in verbose and it looks similar for
> all the rips.
> I tried to build a seek table for one for the files and to gets to 220%
> (!) but that doesn't make a difference.
> Please help, I'm at a bit of a brick wall with this and have promised
> this functionality to my other half who has now been telling all her
> friends how wonderful the system is
> thanks and regards
> Alan
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