[mythtv-users] 0.25 mpeg2 lossless transcoding works again! hallelujah! except...

Michael T. Dean mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Wed Mar 14 06:02:59 UTC 2012


On 03/13/2012 11:46 PM, Steven Adeff wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 10:41 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>> On 03/13/2012 10:14 PM, Steven Adeff wrote:
>>> On Tue, Mar 13, 2012 at 3:20 PM, Michael T. Dean wrote:
>>>> On 03/13/2012 10:03 AM, Steven Adeff wrote:
>>>>> ah! ok, I did install from mythbuntu with the correct "settings"
>>>>> according to that wiki page. here is my mythtranscode output, sorry
>>>>> for the page breaks, it's the best I can figure out how to do via
>>>>> puTTY from work...
>>>>>
>>>> ...
>>>>> Mar 12 19:29:01 mythbackend mythtranscode[21955]: N CoreContext transcode.cpp:73
>>>>> 9 (GetProfile) Transcode: Looking for autodetect profile: Autodetect from 1080i
>>>>> Mar 12 19:29:01 mythbackend mythtranscode[21955]: E CoreContext transcode.cpp:75
>>>>> 7 (GetProfile) Transcode: Couldn't find profile for : MPEG-2
>>>>> Mar 12 19:29:01 mythbackend mythtranscode[21955]: E CoreContext transcode.cpp:11
>>>>> 78 (TranscodeFile) Transcoding aborted, no profile found.
>>>>> Mar 12 19:29:01 mythbackend mythtranscode[21955]: E CoreContext main.cpp:636 (ma
>>>>> in) Transcoding /media/myth/1/tv/8865_20120311150000.mpg failed
>>>>>
>>>> See ^^^
>>> Ah, so I have to create a profile for lossless transcoding? I can't
>>> for the life of me find where it is though?
>> You need to create a transcoding profile for MPEG-2 and set it as the
>> default for MPEG-2 and mark the checkbox for lossless transcoding to do
>> a lossless transcode.  (And use your imagination to get from the very
>> loose description of what you need to do to how to make it work--I don't
>> remember the exact process.)
> that's what I'm getting at, the old location
> Utilities/Setup>Setup>TV Settings>Recording Profiles>Transcoders
> no longer exists, and I can't find anything similar, I believe I've
> gone through all the setup screens now available.
> as best I can tell this is no longer possible in 0.25.

I think it got moved to mythtv-setup because the backend does the 
transcodeing, so it's backend setup.  The upside is it makes more sense 
and allows users to configure even if they choose not to use a useful 
frontend, but the downside is you have to shut down mythbackend to 
change it.

Mike


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