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Still getting random remux and comskip failures with release of 2.4.6 and Tivo

Nov 7, 2016 at 10:39 PM
Hi all,

I'm still getting inconsistent remux and comskip failures with Tivo files. I'm using the command line tool, and I do get some successes, but I can't seem to find the pattern of why one file works, and another doesn't.

Remux failure:!AipRNNbyPsCgm_9_-hn6_VdWlkJf2g

Comskip failure (latest donators edition)!AipRNNbyPsCgnIAAZxbXT86HXH2tsQ

Overall log files:!AipRNNbyPsCgm9ABNbLZbAYaM2k5kg

I really don't want to go back to KTMMG to pull the files off Tivo, if for no other reason than getting metadata to sync between the two programs is really tricky. Please help! Will.
Nov 9, 2016 at 6:22 PM
Any thoughts on the logs?
Nov 15, 2016 at 6:25 PM
Every Tivo recording is now failing with a remux error. Any thoughts as to what's going on?
Nov 15, 2016 at 11:50 PM
Are you running MCEbuddy engine in command line mode? If you're using fast transfer TiVO files it will only work when the engine is running in command line mode, this is a TiVO Desktop limitation (and also required TiVO desktop installed)
Nov 15, 2016 at 11:54 PM
Where comskip stops working report that to Comskip forum, it's a comskip bug probably introduced in the latest version. MCEbuddy is reporting that it just hangs.

For the TiVO, saw your logs the issue is with your TiVO basic streams, ffmpeg is unable to merge them after extracting them due to an error in the stream. Can you confirm if this specific "file" works with any older versions of MCEBuddy (I doubt it but check anyways)
Nov 18, 2016 at 12:27 AM
Thanks rboy1. I've been using the same (latest) version of ComSkip for months (since April or May). I've posted there, but haven't seen a response yet. It's also a little unclear to me how to get ComSkip to actually save logs when used in conjunction with MCEBuddy. Any thoughts there (I know it's not your problem)?

Thanks again for the great product!
Nov 18, 2016 at 12:28 AM
Is it possible to have MCEBuddy pull directly from the Tivo itself? Do you know how to configure that?
Nov 18, 2016 at 9:56 AM
Unfortunately no way to pull from TiVO directly. To get the logs you'll have to pause the conversion just after comskip finishes or in your case hangs. Open the working temporary folder to find the logs