Just ran into an MKV playback problem

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glo5
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Re: Just ran into an MKV playback problem

Post by glo5 » Wed Sep 26, 2012 11:23 am

I am also having this problem with the current episode of Boardwalk Empire from evolve. The audio during the recap plays fine but when it starts the credit and show the audio gets all weird.

I went back to using PS3MS Subjunk build 1.40.0-SB44 (yeah i know, old, but it was always working great for me so i never updated) and it played fine. Recap is in stereo and when credit starts it switches to Dolby Digital.

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Re: Just ran into an MKV playback problem

Post by SubJunk » Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:08 pm

Yeah older versions played the files but you will notice they also output the audio only at 2.0 whereas it is supposed to be 5.1.
I recommend using the FFmpeg engine for playing these files, because that will output 5.1 properly.

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Re: Just ran into an MKV playback problem

Post by SubJunk » Wed Sep 26, 2012 12:18 pm

By the way, all versions of UMS prior to 1.4.0 had the same behaviour in this situation as SB44, so feel free to upgrade to UMS 1.3.0 if you want, or like I said in the other post you can use FFmpeg

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Re: Just ran into an MKV playback problem

Post by glo5 » Wed Sep 26, 2012 4:11 pm

I mean that using PS3MS Subjunk build 1.40.0-SB44 on the episode would play the 2.0 audio and transition to 5.1 and also output 5.1 to my receiver. It didn't stay at 2.0 when the audio switched during the episode.

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Re: Just ran into an MKV playback problem

Post by SubJunk » Wed Sep 26, 2012 4:44 pm

Are you sure? Because I tested it after seeing your post and it output 2.0 Dolby Digital for me.

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Re: Just ran into an MKV playback problem

Post by glo5 » Wed Sep 26, 2012 7:11 pm

I checked again and it showed 2.0 in the display of my ps3 and receiver during the recap but when the opening title credits started it switched to 5.1 on both the ps3 display and the receiver.

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Re: Just ran into an MKV playback problem

Post by SubJunk » Thu Sep 27, 2012 9:19 am

Can you attach your debug.log after playing the file?

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Re: Just ran into an MKV playback problem

Post by glo5 » Thu Sep 27, 2012 6:54 pm

Here is my debug.log for running episode on PS3 Media Server 1.40.0-SB44.
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Re: Just ran into an MKV playback problem

Post by SubJunk » Sat Sep 29, 2012 6:46 pm

OK I see what went wrong now. I have fixed it in the next version (either 1.5.3 or 1.6.0)

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Re: Just ran into an MKV playback problem

Post by glo5 » Sun Oct 07, 2012 11:26 am

Thanks!
Just tried version 1.6.0 and episode plays great.

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