[mythtv-users] Recovering from transcode/bad seektable

John Pilkington johnpilk222 at gmail.com
Tue Sep 29 13:27:32 UTC 2020

On 27/09/2020 22:54, John Pilkington wrote:
> On 27/09/2020 21:46, Ross Boylan wrote:
>> On Sun, Sep 27, 2020 at 3:35 AM John Pilkington <johnpilk222 at gmail.com 
>> <mailto:johnpilk222 at gmail.com>> wrote:
>>     Your other replies may not have allowed for this file being in 
>> nuv/mp3
>>     format.  It's many years since I saw a file like that and I don't 
>> know
>>     the state of MythTV's support for it now.  Maybe vlc could play it.
>>     And IIRC playback isn't usually dependent on the seektable - it's
>>     mainly
>>     used to help seeking.
>> The nuv format file was produced by the default behavior of myth's 
>> transcode.
>> Why do you say you are unsure of myth's support for it?
> Let's just say that its maintenance is not a high priority.  Get the 
> flavour here:
> https://lists.archive.carbon60.com/mythtv/dev/627879#627879

It sounds as if you don't normally use mythtranscode, so I suppose it 
may still have its default settings;  IIRC they would rename the input 
file from xxx.ts to xxx.ts.old, and not delete it.  You have probably 
looked for that, but...

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