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

Neil Salstrom salstrom at gmail.com
Thu Nov 29 04:24:55 UTC 2012

On Wed, Nov 28, 2012 at 11:17 AM, Paul Harrison <mythtv at sky.com> wrote:
> I'm interested to see if you still see the 'AFD: codec PCM_DVD has 0
> channels' messages in 0.25 so I think the default verbose setting will do.
> Do you also see the 0 channels messages for any DVD's with AC3 audio as
> well?
> If you still see the 0 channels messages then I know what has changed. You
> could try commenting out lines 210 to 213 here
> https://github.com/MythTV/mythtv/blob/fixes/0.26/mythtv/external/FFmpeg/libavcodec/pcm.c#L210
> That check doesn't appear in 0.25 but does in 0.26 and is what is causing
> the codec to fail to init. Exactly how we fix that properly is anyone's
> guess but if it works it points us in the right direction :)

I've edited out lines 210 to 213 from pcm.c then recompiled 0.26 and
all the problem DVDs play fine.



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