[mythtv-users] How can I run a user job instead of mythtranscode?
J.Pilk at tesco.net
Sun Oct 17 19:55:53 UTC 2010
On 17/10/10 18:38, Another Sillyname wrote:
> Sorry to ask a silly question but why not use nuvexport?
> It honours the cutlist within myth and is pretty well integrated within myth.
> On 17 October 2010 17:06, D. R. Newman<d.r.newman at e-consultation.org> wrote:
>> I have a perl script that remuxes MPEG2 recordings from my DVB-T card.
>> It runs ProjectX and then mplex to fix errors, sync the file, and
>> sometimes split programmes from adverts (when the aspect ratio changes).
>> As I am running out of user job slots, I would like to run my script in
>> place of mythtranscode. So in MythTV setup I replaced 'mythtranscode'
>> with 'perl /var/myth/temp/projXtranscode.pl'
>> It runs fine from the command line, but fails whenever MythTV tries to
>> schedule it from the job queue. The failure is at the start, a few
>> milliseconds in, long before ProjectX starts up.
>> What do I need to do to get my script to run in the place of
>> mythtranscode? I have, of course, got it to read the arguments passed to
I feel that I ought to have tried using this wrapper with my own script
but I haven't got around to it. Maybe you can!
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