[mythtv-users] Transcode UK Terrestrial HD content.
nick.rout at gmail.com
Sat Jun 2 23:36:15 UTC 2012
On Sun, Jun 3, 2012 at 5:02 AM, Another Sillyname
<anothersname at googlemail.com> wrote:
> On 1 June 2012 19:59, Rob Sones <robertasones at hotmail.com> wrote:
>> A little help please. Still struggling.
>> I am unable to run mythtranscode on any HD content that I have recorded.
>> My most recent attempt to ensure there wasn't a problem with my build was
>> Clean install a Fedora 16 desktop and bring it up to the latest software
>> Install kernel-head ers kernel-devel and gcc so that I could build and
>> install the DVB tuner cards drivers.
>> I am using a TBS6284 DVBT2 card with the most recent driver
>> Install the rpmfusion free and nonfree repositories.
>> Install xmltv and mythtv from rpm fusion.
>> Run mythtv-setup configure the card/storage/tuning etc.
>> Make a 5 minute scheduled recording of each of the four HD channels
>> available to me on UK Terrestrial Freeview and one SD channel (from the
>> Reigate transmitter if that makes a difference).
>> Confirm the recordings play OK in the mythfrontend.
>> Try to transcode through either the mythfrontend or directly on the c ommand
>> line and I am only able to successfully transcode the SD channel. The The HD
>> channels fail with same symptoms as experienced previously.
>> Should I be able to transcode the HD content?
>> Is it possible I am doing something wrong?
>> Any suggestions as to how I might progress this?
>> mythtv-users mailing list
>> mythtv-users at mythtv.org
> Have you tried to play the saved HD files using either mplayer, ffmpeg or VLC?
> What do you get?
> If you can play them with either mplayer or ffmpeg the start of the
> cli output will tell you the format/contents of the file. If played
> with VLC then TOOLS --> CODEC INFORMATION should give you the samesque
> That'll give you info from which to move forward.
Do myth's transcode tools work at all with h264? I thought not.
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