[mythtv-users] Varying data formats during digital reception
JP Moitinho de Almeida
moitinho at civil.ist.utl.pt
Mon Nov 5 23:26:54 UTC 2012
On Monday 05 November 2012 18:40:21 John Pilkington wrote:
> On 05/11/12 17:46, Jose Paulo Moitinho de Almeida wrote:
> >> ...problem is, he has to get the program started before he can use the
> >> editor to set the cutpoints...
> >> possible if you have sufficient padding before the actual content
> >> starts, I suppose. But will the editor fail be
> >> cause the format changed, even so?
> > I am not at home but, effectively, using the editor is not possible.
> > Editing those files past that point also hangs the frontend.
> > But I can work with "tail/head -c" by iteration/bisection of the file,
> > until I just capture the zone of the relevant point.
> > I'll post that tonight.
> > Regards
> > ZP
> Or: mv infile.mpg infile.mpg0
> dd bs=1M skip=35 count=40 if=infile.mpg0 of=infile.mpg
> adjust the skip number and see if it plays in Myth, then omit the count.
The link has a 10 Mb clip where the format changes. With this short version
the frontend gives up without hanging, but the problem is clearly there.
(thanks for the dd, I was missing the skip option)
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