[mythtv-users] Skipping sound with some News Feed podcasts under .26

Ian Evans dheianevans at gmail.com
Tue Nov 20 00:57:13 UTC 2012


On Fri, Nov 16, 2012 at 12:26 AM, Ian Evans <dheianevans at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 10, 2012 at 6:28 PM, Ian Evans <dheianevans at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On Sat, Nov 10, 2012 at 5:46 PM, Nick Rout <nick.rout at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>
>>> On Nov 11, 2012 11:32 AM, "Ian Evans" <dheianevans at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, Nov 9, 2012 at 11:05 PM, Ian Evans <dheianevans at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> > I mentioned this back when I had some HDMI problems, but since
>>>> > everything else is fine, I thought I'd start a new thread.
>>>> >
>>>> > I've checked out a few podcasts and one I occasionally listen to, Adam
>>>> > Carolla's, doesn't play properly through Myth .26's Information
>>>> > Center->News Feeds
>>>> >
>>>> > The other podcasts I've tried sound fine, but this one sounds like
>>>> > it's skipping forward...that quick scanning sound of bits and pieces
>>>> > of voice/music that you get when you fast forward on some mp3 players.
>>>> >
>>>> > I was able to listen to this just fine under Myth .25 and Ubuntu 10.x
>>>> > but since moving to 12.04 and .26 this one podcast has become
>>>> > unlistenable.
>>>> >
>>>> > Any ideas? The rss feed for the podcast is here:
>>>> > http://theadamcarollashow.libsyn.com/rss
>>>>
>>>> An update: I tail -f the mythfrontend.log and try the podcast again.
>>>>
>>>> It tossed up a ton of lines like:
>>>>
>>>> mythfrontend[30394]: N CoreContext mythplayer.cpp:2095
>>>> (PrebufferEnoughFrames) Player(h): Waited 19271ms for video buffers
>>>> AAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAf
>>>>
>>>> I let the audio run for a bit and then finally the error "Video frame
>>>> buffering failed too many times" came up on screen.
>>>>
>>>> Just curious: why is it complaining about video buffers when it's an
>>>> audio podcast?
>>>
>>> What does mediainfo tell you about the downloaded podcast file.
>>
>> I manually downloaded one of the podcasts that does this and this is
>> what mediainfo said:
>>
>> General
>> Complete name                            : 2012.11.09ACS.mp3
>> Format                                   : MPEG Audio
>> File size                                : 39.9 MiB
>> Duration                                 : 1h 27mn
>> Overall bit rate mode                    : Constant
>> Overall bit rate                         : 64.0 Kbps
>> Track name                               : Judd Apatow
>> Performer                                : The Adam Carolla Show
>> Genre                                    : Comedy
>> Recorded date                            : 2012
>> Cover                                    : Yes
>> Cover type                               : Cover (front)
>> Cover MIME                               : image/jpeg
>>
>> Audio
>> Format                                   : MPEG Audio
>> Format version                           : Version 1
>> Format profile                           : Layer 3
>> Duration                                 : 1h 27mn
>> Bit rate mode                            : Constant
>> Bit rate                                 : 64.0 Kbps
>> Channel(s)                               : 1 channel
>> Sampling rate                            : 44.1 KHz
>> Compression mode                         : Lossy
>> Stream size                              : 39.8 MiB (100%)
>
> General
> Complete name                            : p284.mp3
> Format                                   : MPEG Audio
> File size                                : 154 MiB
> Duration                                 : 2h 48mn
> Overall bit rate mode                    : Constant
> Overall bit rate                         : 128 Kbps
>
> Audio
> Format                                   : MPEG Audio
> Format version                           : Version 1
> Format profile                           : Layer 3
> Mode                                     : Joint stereo
> Mode extension                           : MS Stereo
> Duration                                 : 2h 48mn
> Bit rate mode                            : Constant
> Bit rate                                 : 128 Kbps
> Channel(s)                               : 2 channels
> Sampling rate                            : 44.1 KHz
> Compression mode                         : Lossy
> Stream size                              : 154 MiB (100%)
>
> Okay, here's a podcast that works...except for the bit rate I'm not
> seeing why this one would work and the other one would have buffer
> issues.

just curious...is this something I should submit a bug report for.
I've never submitted one, but since it's 100% reproducible and I can
post logs is this the way the devs like to handle it?


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