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by diyhouse
Wed Oct 09, 2019 7:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: mkv containers not playing...
Replies: 13
Views: 302
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Re: mkv containers not playing...

Thats great,.. or not so,.. you have files they do not play,... interesting,.. that's similar to me as I thought some of my files 'used to play',.. but just put that down to maybe wishful thinking. The only reason I tried a 'low res' conversion was to see if it worked,.. as I generally try to go wit...
by diyhouse
Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: mkv containers not playing...
Replies: 13
Views: 302
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Re: mkv containers not playing...

wow,.. thanks for the introduction on how to run the debug stuff... the three log file show the output from trying to view run 3 MKV files... video1,.. works!,.. whilst video2/4.log shows failed mkv viewing... All files were produced with handbrake, with essentially the same setting... the only diff...
by diyhouse
Mon Oct 07, 2019 10:27 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: mkv containers not playing...
Replies: 13
Views: 302
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Re: mkv containers not playing...

In a quick response to your comments...

I have no idea why so much UPnP traffic,...

'/homer',.. is not my real 'home' folder... :-)

Yes I built from source..

what do you mean 'FE in gdb' mode... not familiar with this term...
is it worth running the BE with full debug as well,..
by diyhouse
Sun Oct 06, 2019 9:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: mkv containers not playing...
Replies: 13
Views: 302
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Re: mkv containers not playing...

Ok,.. if I've got this link stuff correct, the google drive link should allow you to download the complete log file....

https://drive.google.com/file/d/1rElw9g ... sp=sharing

Let me know if this works for you...

Many many tx
by diyhouse
Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: mkv containers not playing...
Replies: 13
Views: 302
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Re: mkv containers not playing...

Tx for you additional comments,.. have run FE in full debug mode,.. Needless to say the file is big,.. but this is where I think it gets interesting... having done a read process,... it begins doing :- 2019-10-06 09:24:42.018071 D [mov,mp4,m4a,3gp,3g2,mj2 @ 0x7f5244045560] shifted frame pts, curr_ct...
by diyhouse
Sat Oct 05, 2019 8:20 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: mkv containers not playing...
Replies: 13
Views: 302
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Re: mkv containers not playing...

Hi Tx for responding,.. I am using 'Handbrake' as my conversion tool... and it is taking the RAW english AC3 5.1ch, 48Khz @ 384kbps -> AAC avcodec, Dolby Pro LogicII, 48Khz @ 160kbps with DRC off I found these two 'E' lines in the log file 2019-10-05 21:05:46.554314 E ALSA: no playback control PCM f...
by diyhouse
Sat Oct 05, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: mkv containers not playing...
Replies: 13
Views: 302
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mkv containers not playing...

I have created mkv files with various audio streams,.. but all with converted down audio streams,.. AC3 to 5.1 and Stereo. When I try to play one of these files,.. the mythtv frontend ( on a combined backend/ frontend,. running 18.04 Linux with 29.1... plus all updates... ) just dies,... However,.. ...
by diyhouse
Mon Jul 08, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Watch TV station list
Replies: 1
Views: 162
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Re: Watch TV station list

As a back to basics,.. the first thing to check is that the channels you wish to view,.. are set to 'visible',... as it is possible to select any channels status to visible, or not,.. ie it is not shown in the Guide information when you show guide information... but is still displayed in the setup m...
by diyhouse
Wed Jun 26, 2019 8:07 am
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Pine A64 Experience..
Replies: 7
Views: 735
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Re: Pine A64 Experience..

This is looking pretty dam good/encouraging I'd say,.. and will in time mature to the small footprint media client that we all wanted...

Many thanks for your, and the teams efforts
by diyhouse
Tue Jun 25, 2019 9:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Unset Damaged Recording Flag
Replies: 2
Views: 303
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Re: Unset Damaged Recording Flag

it may also have missed its time slot for recording,.. ie some of the initial start minutes may be missing,.. or likewise the end of recording,.. due to power loss or similar.
by diyhouse
Tue Jun 25, 2019 4:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Recording Past End Of Show And Consecutive Recordings On Same Channel
Replies: 5
Views: 354
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Re: Recording Past End Of Show And Consecutive Recordings On Same Channel

FYI,.. as I understand Myth TV operation,... when ever a recording is allocated, it is always allocated a new free tuner,.... Just because recordings overlap on the same channel,. Myth will not use that shared channel,... so to say. It will always allocate a single tuner device for each recording ru...
by diyhouse
Tue Jun 25, 2019 3:43 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Pine A64 Experience..
Replies: 7
Views: 735
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Re: Pine A64 Experience..

Just a small add-on to this thread.. has anyone seen ( even got ) one of the new Raspberry Pi 4's.. £54 GBP for a 4GB version with 4K support,.. looks pretty good to me.. It might,.. on the face of it,.. appear address the more horse-power issue,... but currently currently unavailable,.. ( sold out ...
by diyhouse
Tue May 28, 2019 6:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Programme Guide Info, OTA or Schedules Direct
Replies: 2
Views: 234
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Programme Guide Info, OTA or Schedules Direct

I've been using SD direct for some years now.. Since Atlas rejected us all,... But what are the pros and cons for OTA or SD data ( in the UK ),.. Yes SD data is supposed to be good to 14 Days Plus... although very often I find this is not the case as I guess the originators are with holding informat...
by diyhouse
Wed Jan 23, 2019 2:03 pm
Forum: Announcements
Topic: Christmas theme 2018
Replies: 4
Views: 1616
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Re: Christmas theme 2018

Hi Paul,.. Hope the New Year has brought some better tiding for yourself... One comment about the new Christmas theme was the choice of colours used particularly in the guide,.. depending on the genres of the program or film. Basically the contrast between text and background is poor,.. to make read...
by diyhouse
Wed Dec 12, 2018 6:01 pm
Forum: Hardware
Topic: Pine A64 Experience..
Replies: 7
Views: 735
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Re: Pine A64 Experience..

Many thanks for responding Greg,.. and updating us all,.. disappointing,.. as the Pine 64 would seem to have the little bit of extra horse power above the Pi...
But oh well,.. nice to know ( before actually investing) and have the info shared...