incomplete frame, issue with matroska VP9

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Bodling
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incomplete frame, issue with matroska VP9

Post by Bodling »

Description of problem or question:
I have an ancient DVD with content I'm trying to save for my family. I've found matroska VP9 to give the best picture result, but it fails to complete the encoding. It encodes happily using matroska VP8, no issue there.

I can not provide the DVD material itself, so is there any point in registering a bug?
And, is anyone else even encoding to VP9... if not, a possible bug report will likely be ignored.

So with the above explained, I hope I'm not wasting your time here. :)

Steps to reproduce the problem (If Applicable):
Select encoding to Matroska VP9 MKV 480p30
-- Encoding breaks at the end.

Select encoding to Matroska VP8 MKV 480p30
-- Encoding goes through happily

Tail of encoding logs of course attached below.

HandBrake version (e.g., 1.0.0):
1.3.3
Nightly 20200807
Nightly 20200913
Nightly 20201004

Operating system and version (e.g., Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, macOS 10.13 High Sierra, Windows 10 Creators Update):
Windows 10, 2004 (19041.508)

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-- Matroska VP9 MKV 480p30 encoding, failing at the end
HandBrake Nightly 20201004214947-25d75b82b-master (2020100401)
OS: Microsoft Windows NT 6.2.9200.0
CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz
Ram: 32714 MB, 
GPU Information:
  Radeon RX 580 Series - 27.20.12027.1001
Screen: 2560x1440
Temp Dir: C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Local\Temp\
Install Dir: C:\Program Files\HandBrake Nightly
Data Dir: C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Roaming\HandBrake\Nightly
.
.
[16:57:10] reader: done. 1 scr changes
[ac3 @ 000002432156d900] incomplete frame



# Job Failed (4)
Worker Process Exited!
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-- Matroska VP8 MKV 480p30 encoding, successful
HandBrake Nightly 20201004214947-25d75b82b-master (2020100401)
OS: Microsoft Windows NT 6.2.9200.0
CPU: Intel(R) Core(TM) i7-6700K CPU @ 4.00GHz
Ram: 32714 MB, 
GPU Information:
  Radeon RX 580 Series - 27.20.12027.1001
Screen: 2560x1440
Temp Dir: C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Local\Temp\
Install Dir: C:\Program Files\HandBrake Nightly
Data Dir: C:\Users\Admin\AppData\Roaming\HandBrake\Nightly
.
.
[ac3 @ 000001d8f5ff5a00] incomplete frame
[12:39:04] reader: done. 1 scr changes
[12:39:05] work: average encoding speed for job is 127.371399 fps
[12:39:05] comb detect: heavy 2035 | light 5065 | uncombed 186491 | total 193591
[12:39:05] decomb: deinterlaced 2035 | blended 5065 | unfiltered 186491 | total 193591
[12:39:05] vfr: 193591 frames output, 0 dropped and 0 duped for CFR/PFR
[12:39:05] vfr: lost time: 0 (0 frames)
[12:39:05] vfr: gained time: 0 (0 frames) (0 not accounted for)
[12:39:05] ac3-decoder done: 252293 frames, 0 decoder errors
[12:39:05] mpeg2video-decoder done: 193591 frames, 0 decoder errors
[12:39:05] sync: got 193591 frames, 193591 expected
[12:39:05] sync: framerate min 19.978 fps, max 59.920 fps, avg 23.978 fps
[libvpx @ 000001d8f79c89c0] Ignoring attempt to flush encoder that doesn't support it
[12:39:05] mux: track 0, 193591 frames, 1515356188 bytes, 1501.55 kbps, fifo 4096
[12:39:05] mux: track 1, 474464 frames, 133384100 bytes, 132.17 kbps, fifo 16384
[12:39:05] Finished work at: Sat Oct 10 12:39:05 2020
[12:39:05] libhb: work result = 0

# Job Completed!
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mduell
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Re: incomplete frame, issue with matroska VP9

Post by mduell »

To "save for family" I'd choose something with broader support, like H.264.
Bodling
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Re: incomplete frame, issue with matroska VP9

Post by Bodling »

Thanks. I'm saving both the old actual DVD and also a complete rip from the DVD to keep "broader support".

DVD hold old Super-8 films that my mother coverted to DVD back in the 90s, and I looking to have them in a more portable format. H.264/H.265 encoding sadly end up looking quite awful, especially on scenes with a big blue sky. They are however rendered beautifully on VP9.

So returning to the actual topic in this thread, there is problem with converting to matroska VP9 likely due to the incomplete frame, and the problem is not there when convering to matroska VP8. As I can't share the source material will I fall back to there not being any point in reporting this as a bug, and I'll simply keep on downloading future nightly and full builds hoping the great community around Handbrake have resolved the issue.
mduell
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Re: incomplete frame, issue with matroska VP9

Post by mduell »

H.264 has no problem encoding "big blue sky", so your post doesn't make a lot of sense.

Good luck with the niche-headed-for-abandoned VP9.
Bodling
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Re: incomplete frame, issue with matroska VP9

Post by Bodling »

"Thank you" for the "best wishes".
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