[mythtv-users] MythTV 0.22 Live TV Rewind Sort of Broken

Dave Sp davespmyth at gmail.com
Fri Dec 11 23:48:40 UTC 2009


On Fri, Dec 11, 2009 at 5:01 PM, Dave Sp <davespmyth at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Sat, Dec 5, 2009 at 11:19 PM, Scott Harris <mythtv at webhounds.net>wrote:
>
>> Michael T. Dean wrote:
>>
>>> On 12/04/2009 08:17 PM, Dave Sp wrote:
>>>
>>>> Using an analog Hauppauge PVR-500 (dual-tuner model).
>>>>
>>>
>>> It (all the stuff I cut out because I didn't feel like fixing the top
>>> posting) sounds like you're watching a portion of the video for which the
>>> backend has not yet passed the seek information that it builds on the fly.
>>>
>>> The seektable-less seeking is extremely unreliable because it's just an
>>> approximation, so until you get the seektable...  (This is why programs that
>>> don't use seek tables--xine or MPlayer--can actually skip significantly
>>> different amounts from what's requested (or even skip the wrong direction)
>>> in some videos.)
>>>
>>>
>>
>> I was also seeing this problem with pvr-350 and pvr-150.  For me, it
>> turned out to be that my DB files/tables had become corrupt, so it
>> couldn't properly add/adjust entries in the seektable table.  After
>> repairing the tables my 5 second backwards worked again.
>>
>>
>> Scott
>>
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>
>
> Solved, thanks to the above suggestions.  After running
> "mythtv-0.22/contrib/maintenance/optimize_mythdb.pl", I was once again
> able to use the five-second rewind without having to pause, go forward, etc.
>
> Thanks!
>
> --DaveSp
>


I spoke too soon.  Problem still exists.  I need to pause Live TV for 30
seconds, hit FF, then Rewind works.

--DaveSp
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