[mythtv-users] Restoring backup after transcode
J.Pilk at tesco.net
Thu Oct 5 18:40:47 UTC 2006
Michael T. Dean wrote:
> On 10/05/06 11:01, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> You can delete the transcoded recording
> through the Watch/Delete Recordings screen of the mythfrontend UI
>> , then use
>> myth.rebuilddatabase.pl to insert the original recording. If you name
>> the show appropriately (i.e. what the transcoded recording was
>> called--including the .nuv extension--assuming you don't rename
>> recordings with mythrename.pl), it will find the title, subtitle,
>> description from the database and the channel and starttime from the
> Guess that wasn't very clear from my first description.
OK, thanks. It's useful to know.
I find that I may not want to do much mpeg2 to mpeg4 transcoding after
all, because mytharchive apparently converts back to mpeg2 to write to
DVD -- but thanks all the same!
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