[mythtv-users] Problems when streaming from a web site

John Pilkington johnpilk222 at gmail.com
Sun Nov 6 08:58:54 UTC 2022

On 06/11/2022 02:19, Mike Hodson wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 5, 2022, 20:06 glen <glenb at glenb.net 
> <mailto:glenb at glenb.net>> wrote:
>     On Sat, 2022-11-05 at 21:03 -0400, Scott Simpson wrote:
>>     [RECORDER]
>>     command="ffmpeg -hide_banner -nostats -loglevel fatal -re -i %URL%
>>     -c:v
>>     copy -c:a copy -f mpegts -"
>     i record a good bit from iptv (web) sources. i have this a lot, i
>     set up a user job to just let ffmpeg remux it with copy audio and
>     video no encoding. so it takes less than a minute.
> Would initial multiplexing as an MKV work better than an MPEG transport 
> stream, perhaps eliminating the remux process?
> Mike

I have never knowingly recorded a stream in this way, but my 
postprocessing scripts worked much better when they included

  -fflags +genpts

before the -i

John P

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