[mythtv-users] All Lossless Transcodes Failing?

John Pilkington J.Pilk at tesco.net
Thu Sep 13 13:19:06 UTC 2012

On 13/09/12 13:05, Scott and Nicole Harris wrote:
> ----------------------------------------
>> From: rkulagow at gmail.com
>> Date: Wed, 12 Sep 2012 20:36:03 -0500
>> To: mythtv-users at mythtv.org
>> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] All Lossless Transcodes Failing?
>> On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 6:40 PM, Jim Stichnoth <stichnot at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Wed, Sep 12, 2012 at 3:34 PM, Scott & Nicole Harris
>>> <snharris99 at live.com> wrote:
>>>>> I've seen the same thing. I sent a sample recording to one of the devs
>>>>> in IRC (Hi, Beirdo!) but I'm still experiencing the issue. If you
>>>>> search the archive of mythtv-users you'll see a "Me too" a few weeks
>>>>> ago, so it's affecting more than just you. I just don't have the chops
>>>>> to track it down myself.
>>>> So, should I submit a ticket?
>>> I think this is good guidance:
>>> http://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/6626#comment:4
>> Possible, but this is something new, at least in my particular
>> situation. Prior to 0.26, I had 99.99% success with lossless
>> transcoding. Since 0.26, it's 100% failure.
>> Yes, yes, git bisect. But there are only so many hours in the day... :(
> I have to agree, what does this have to do with http://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/6626#comment:4 ?
> Not the same issue, and this issue appears to be a regression with 0.26.  I have no troubles at all with these transcodes with < 0.26.  Maybe 1 in 100 would fail. 		 	   		

Lossless transcode used to give problems with recordings from digital 
sources where PIDs would come and go.  This wouldn't apply to 
locally-encoded stuff.  You haven't switched program sources by any chance?

Just a thought.

John P

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