[MPlayer-users] mencoder refuses to read from pipes by saying 'Cannot seek backwards in linear streams! Seek failed'.

Paul TT paultt at hackerjournal.it
Sat Sep 24 09:53:59 CEST 2005

On Thu, 22 Sep 2005 15:44:15 +0100
VJ <vijay.s.gill at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi I had posted it a few days earlier too.
> I had a small exchange of mails with Reimer (one of the developers who
> replied to my mail) also but nothing came of it. May be he is busy or
> away.
> I encode mythTV recorded programs. The method is to use mythtranscode
> provide the raw data using pipes and mencoder encoding that. After
> 31/08/2005, all the CVS copies do not work for me. When mencoder
> starts it says 'Cannot seek backwards in linear streams! Seek failed'.

don't know if it can help, but did you try to use the -ni switch?

More information about the MPlayer-users mailing list