[mythtv-users] 0 length seek table
chrisp at tangent.co.za
Mon Oct 17 10:29:21 EDT 2005
I am getting a strange situation where some of my recordings, seemingly
randomly get corrupt?
I am unable to seek correctly in these recordings. I get one of three
1: A jump forward, or skip to commercial point results in my hdd running
forever, but the video never skipping forwards. I need to restart
mythfrontend to return to a stace of normality.
2: From the start of the video, I can skip forwards, up to a point in
the file. After trying to skip from this poin onwards, I see behaviour
the same as 1 above.
3: From the start of the video, an attempted skip takes me forward to a
random point in the file. (Each file has its own random skip point).
Skipping forward (or back, up to the fixed point) works fine after this.
I had originally though this was a problem with my recordedmarkup table,
so I deleted everything from that table, and rebuilt it using
'mythcommflag --force --all --rebuild'. During the rebuild, some of the
files outputted the error '0 length seek table', and did not show %
progress during rebuild.
Once I had run this, I ran 'mythcommflag --force --all' to rebuild the
commercial cutlist. I still got the '0 length seek table' errors on the
same files as before.
I went to the frontend after all this, and had exactly the same
problems. The problematic recordings are the ones which reported the '0
Any ideas on how to fix this?
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