[mythtv-users] Re: Deleted commercials show up again on DVD.

Grant Edwards grante at visi.com
Tue Sep 21 10:15:37 EDT 2004


On Tue, Sep 21, 2004 at 09:49:45AM -0400, Fred Squires wrote:

>> 3) Enable the MPEG2->MPEG2 transcoding feature in Myth.
>> 
>> Tried this.  The transcoding ran, and the commercials appear to
>> be gone, but the output file doesn't play well.
>> 
>> 1) The length that shows up in the OSD is completely whacked
>>    (hundreds of hours instead of 30 minutes).
>> 
>> 2) Can no longer edit the file using Myth.
>> 
>> 3) If I try to skip forward/backward, the video plays jerky
>>    from then on.
>> 
>> Don't know what happens if you burn the file to DVD.
>> 
>> Has anybody else had good luck with the MPEG2->MPEG2 option in
>> mythtranscode?
> 
> Run mythcommflag on the new file.  Use the --rebuilt option (added in
> .16) so it will only rebuild the seek tables and not look for the
> commercials, since you already cut them out.

Thanks for the clue.  I guess I've now got a reason to upgrade
to 0.16. :)

-- 
Grant Edwards
grante at visi.com


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