[mythtv-users] Another BBC HD Audio variance.......

Andre mythtv-list at dinkum.org.uk
Wed Feb 2 12:47:00 UTC 2011


On 2 Feb 2011, at 12:00, Paul Gardiner wrote:

> On 02/02/2011 11:39, Andre wrote:
>> 
>> On 24 Jan 2011, at 15:23, Another Sillyname wrote:
>> 
>>> I recorded Being Human on Sunday Night at 9:00pm on the BBC HD
>>> channel, recorded from Freesat and the audio is being reported as...
>>> 
>>> Stream 0.14 AC3 48000 Hz 5.0 s16 384 kb/s
>>> 
>>> Note the 5.0 rather then 5.1 audio,
>>> 
>>> I can't remember ever seeing a 5.0 audio stream on the BBC HD before.
>>> 
>>> Anyone else notice it?  Anyone have any problems with it?
>>> 
>>> There's a repeat on later in the week so I'll record that to see if it
>>> reports the same.
>> 
>> Had a problem with Being Human this week, 30th Jan BBC HD showing.
>> 
>> Plays back slowly and no audio, switch to the narrated audio and plays at normal speed with (narrated) stereo audio! The interstitial before the show plays fine, the moment the show starts it's slow and quiet.
>> 
>> If I play the same recording on my laptop (Mac binary) it plays fine.
>> 
>> I ran mediainfo against the file and it's 5.0 again, whether this is co-incidental or causal I don't know.
>> 
>> Running v0.24-204-g7a6eab8 from JYA's repo.
>> Mac binary is, h'mm doesn't report version, came from Sourceforge:
>> MythFrontend-0.24-fixes-Intel-10.6v0.24-108-g798359f-dirty.dmg
> 
> Strange: I recorded that too and had no problems with it. I'm
> using minimyth (5707d26, I believe).

Thanks, that's useful info, I'll investigate further.

I have minimyth sort of setup but something isn't right with it on that frontend, vdpau refuses to work, this gives me an incentive to sort that out.


Andre


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