[mythtv-users] ATRPMS-Bleeding state?
blistmail at comcast.net
Tue May 22 21:04:58 UTC 2007
Joe Borne wrote:
> Can anyone running the current ATRPMs-bleeding packages tell me how it's
> going? I've been having lots of transcoding problems that I've been unable
> to solve. I'm hoping an upgrade will fix some things.
> Specifically I can't transcode DVD's or recordings, or archive anything.
> When I try to transcode a DVD the screen for that is just blank. When I try
> to transcode a recording it just does nothing. Archiving fails with the
> generic message about a "script error" and the archiving log shows an
> Attempts to run transcode and ffmpeg by hand give a variety of errors.
> Oddly, using ffmpeg to transcode an HD program that's over 8.7GB with
> settings that should yeild high quality gives me a 128MB file that's choppy
> and is only 5 mins of the program.
> I'm tired of chasing the rabbit down the hole and I'd like to fix it in one
> fell swoop by upgrading. But if I go to bleeding, am I just trading one
> devil for another?
> If this doesn't work I'm going to back it all up to dual layer DVD and try
> out LinuxMCE 1.1 and/or MythDora 4.0.
I'm having good "Firewire" success with Myth v.21-159_trunk_r13460. I
haven't gotten into Myth any further. (my first install and I'm
committed to Firewire capture)
I'd be happy to try out whatever you'd like in my little sandbox here.
Let me know.
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