[mythtv] DVD dropping back to the frontend at the menu. PCM_DVD problem?

Neil Salstrom salstrom at gmail.com
Wed Nov 28 02:02:43 UTC 2012

On Mon, Nov 26, 2012 at 9:21 AM, Paul Harrison <mythtv at sky.com> wrote:
> I don't believe it's anything todo with a bad rip it's more to do with
> ffmpeg not detecting the audio streams properly or how myth isn't handling
> the audio stream changes properly.
> My patch just ignores the misidentified streams which works for me because
> they only occur in the copyright messages at the start of the example DVDs I
> have with the problem. If the missing audio streams are in the main titles
> then you will likely get no audio at all but at lease it wont segfault :)
> It's highly likely the last ffmpeg resync is where it got broke but since I
> don't know anything about ffmpeg I really don't know where to start looking.
> Interestingly mythffplay seems to play the DVDs without a problem albeit
> without the menus so that would point to the problem being with how Myth is
> using it?
> Paul H.

I can confirm that these DVD's work with no audio issues in the latest
git pull of 0.25-fixes.

It looks like there is some sort of regression in 0.26-fixes

$ mythfrontend --version
Please attach all output as a file in bug reports.
MythTV Version : v0.25.3-15-g76d9c3e
MythTV Branch : fixes/0.25
Network Protocol : 72
Library API : 0.25.20120506-1
QT Version : 4.8.3

I'm not sure what I can do to help but please let me know!


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