[mythtv-users] Varying data formats during digital reception

John Pilkington J.Pilk at tesco.net
Mon Nov 5 18:40:21 UTC 2012

On 05/11/12 17:46, Jose Paulo Moitinho de Almeida wrote:

>> ...problem is, he has to get the program started before he can use the
>> editor to set the cutpoints...
>> possible if you have sufficient padding before the actual content starts, I
>> suppose. But will the editor fail be
>> cause the format changed, even so?
> I am not at home but, effectively, using the editor is not possible. Editing
> those files past that point also hangs the frontend.
> But I can work with "tail/head -c" by iteration/bisection of the file, until I
> just capture the zone of the relevant point.
> I'll post that tonight.
> Regards
> ZP
Or:  mv infile.mpg infile.mpg0

dd bs=1M skip=35  count=40 if=infile.mpg0 of=infile.mpg

adjust the skip number and see if it plays in Myth, then omit the count.


John P

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