MTD

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MTD ( Myth Transcoding Daemon )

Transcoding ("ripping") a DVD requires you to run the Myth Transcoding Daemon (mtd). To ensure that mtd is configured correctly, you should first test it at the command line.

 $ mtd -n


The last line of text should show something like:

 mtd is listening on port 2342

This indicates that mtd is ready for use. Once you've successfully tested mtd in the foreground, type CTRL-C to stop mtd. You may then start it as a background (daemon) process.

 $ mtd -d


Database tables that configure MTD

Tables that configure mtd are part of the Category:DB Table:

  • dvdinput
  • dvdtranscode