[mythtv-users] 0.21 ignoring mpeg4 channels
nick.rout at gmail.com
Wed Jan 27 02:27:40 UTC 2010
On Wed, Jan 27, 2010 at 2:53 AM, Niels Dybdahl <ndylist at gmail.com> wrote:
> I know that 0.19 does not recognize the MPEG4 (H.264) channels in Denmark
> either. But 0.21 and 0.22 have no problems finding them and recording them
> here. However 0.21 can not play the sound (HE-AAC encoded if I remember
> So I guess it is not the fact that they are MPEG4, but something else that
> causes your problems.
> Actually I initially had problems with the MPEG4 channels because they were
> sent on a frequency that was previously used for other channels, that I
> still had in my database, so MythTV just skipped them. Could that be the
> cause? Actually I also experienced it with swedish MPEG2 channels. Instead
> of finding the channels from Hörby or Malmö, it found the same channels
> fromn Jönköbing that could only be received very badly in Copenhagen.
> You could try wiping out all channels and multiplexes from your database or
> try on a newly installed database and see if that helps. Or if you are good
> at SQL you could wipe out all multiplexes no longer in use.
> BTW which channels are new?
> Niels Dybdahl
> On Fri, Jan 22, 2010 at 11:30 PM, Thomas <mythtv at egge.se> wrote:
>> Hi. My network have recently started to broadcast a few channels in mpeg4.
>> Today I did a new channel scan (with the 'scan' command line tool) and
>> created a new channels.conf. The new channels are in there just fine.
>> However, when I try to set mythtv up with the new channels.conf, it says it
>> ignores the mpeg4 channels as they are "data only (off-air?)" or something
>> along those lines. Why is that?
>> From what I understand, my DVB-T cards should be able to just dump the
>> mpeg4 datastream to disk so my feeling is that this is mythtv related. Am I
>> right? And if so, what do I need to do? Is there anything I *can* do?
>> I'm on Ubuntu 8.04 LTE with MythTV 0.21
Are you running into this bug? http://cvs.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/7449
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