[linux-dvb] Replex woes

Christophe Thommeret hftom at free.fr
Tue Apr 12 03:57:17 CEST 2005

Le Mardi 12 Avril 2005 03:47, La La a écrit :
> OK, I have a Cinergy T2 DVB-T outputting a ts stream
> from kaffeine (or PS,PES) with minor glitches in the
> file, as is the way with these things.
> The glitches include audio frames of the wrong size
> and video/audio discontinuity. There are obvious audio
> glitches and video fragments in all the files, I've
> had problems with.
> I've experimented with the various options suggested
> in the archive of this list.
> -k works sometimes, othertimes I get a ringbuffer
> error part way throught the replex. The file, if
> successfully produced, then plays fine in xine but
> defeats my editing software which seems to bee
> expecting strange things like a consistent stream.
> Replex helps the editor find the audio but the output
> is dreadfully out of sync.
> Specifying the pids doesn't seems to help.
> Demux (for later mplex) doesn't work any better from a
> sync point of view.
> Using -t MPEG2 rather than -t DVD has allowed some
> smaller files to work and avoided a mux rate warning.
> So right now I have a disk filled with video files
> that play fine in xine/mplayer but I can't force into
> a state suitable for burning onto DVD. (Help!).
> After a couple of days now playing with demux options
> I got a new error message.
> The input is a TS generated by kaffeine and I get this
> after about 600M of the output file has already been
> generated, so I guess it's the call to get_pes in
> replex_tsp.
> Is this is another dodgy budget dvb-t device stream,
> the like of which seems to cause most problems to
> replex?
> Are there any other solutions available? I even went
> to the effort of downloading VideoReDo for windows and
> trying (unsuccessfully) to run it under wine.

You can give ProjectX a try (google for it)
It should be able to repair sync while demuxing.
Then you can use mplex (from mjpegtools) to replex to vob.

Christophe Thommeret

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