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Hanging at 99% or 100% / can't FF

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2014 3:50 am
by ckronengold
Been using handbrake for years with no problems.
Haven't changed my settings in months.

Recently HB started hanging at 99.99% or 100% without moving to the next title in the queue. Tends to happen more when converting to mp4, but occasionally hangs when converting to MKV.

I believe it only happens when converting recorded TV content as opposed to blurays or DVDs. Using Windows Media Center to record WTV files. Using MCEbuddy to convert from WTV to MKV, and then Handbrake to compress to MP4.

This encode hung on 99.99% and the resulting mp4 was unplayable in VLC.
http://pastebin.com/embed_js.php?i=sZQEPaSF

This encode hung at100% and the resulting mkv can't be fast forwarded.
http://pastebin.com/embed_iframe.php?i=qmZPXK7x

Thanks

Re: Hanging at 99% or 100% / can't FF

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2014 4:16 am
by musicvid
Are you being patient enough? The time estimate is just an estimate, and it can take a long time to do the housekeeping after the encode is finished. Go for a walk instead of watching the clock ;?)

Re: Hanging at 99% or 100% / can't FF

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2014 4:57 am
by ckronengold
quite patient.
It was stuck on 100% for more than an hour before I killed the process.
The other file that failed was stuck on 99.99% for almost 2 hours before I killed it.

Re: Hanging at 99% or 100% / can't FF

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2014 5:41 am
by ckronengold
Just tried another, and it hung at 74%

[23:26:28] 35.230045s: Video -> Film
[23:26:29] 35.530346s: Film -> Video
[23:26:29] 35.763912s: Video -> Film
[23:26:29] 36.064213s: Film -> Video
[23:26:29] 36.097576s: Video -> Film
[23:26:29] 36.397877s: Film -> Video
[23:26:29] 36.431244s: Video -> Film
[23:26:29] 36.731544s: Film -> Video
[23:26:29] 36.764912s: Video -> Film

...for an hour.

http://pastebin.com/embed_js.php?i=xX5VCRbC

Re: Hanging at 99% or 100% / can't FF

Posted: Mon Jan 27, 2014 1:24 pm
by ckronengold
and I let this one run all night, never to finish.

http://pastebin.com/embed_js.php?i=stXzuSKj

this is what freezes

[00:54:16] reader: first SCR 215084 id 0x2 DTS 210579
[00:54:16] encx264: min-keyint: 20, keyint: 200
[00:54:16] encx264: encoding at constant RF 22.000000
[00:54:16] hb_apply_h264_level [warning]: frame size (1920x1040, 7800 macroblocks) too high for level 3.1 (max. 3600 macroblocks)
[00:54:16] encx264: unparsed options: level=3.1:ref=2:b-pyramid=none:8x8dct=0:vbv-bufsize=14000:vbv-maxrate=14000
x264 [info]: using SAR=1/1
x264 [warning]: frame MB size (120x65) > level limit (3600)
x264 [warning]: MB rate (156000) > level limit (108000)
x264 [info]: using cpu capabilities: MMX2 SSE2Fast SSSE3 SSE4.2 AVX
x264 [info]: profile Main, level 3.1
[00:54:16] sync: first pts is 12012
[00:54:16] sync: video time didn\'t advance - dropped 1 frames (delta 0 ms, current 17019, next 20022, dur 3003)
[00:55:12] 95.428665s: Film -> Video
[00:55:13] 96.629868s: Video -> Film
[00:55:52] 170.370193s: Film -> Video
[00:55:53] 170.537033s: Video -> Film
[00:56:11] 187.053528s: Film -> Video
[00:56:12] 187.220352s: Video -> Film
[00:56:20] 195.228363s: Film -> Video...........................for hours.

Re: Hanging at 99% or 100% / can't FF

Posted: Wed Jan 29, 2014 10:23 pm
by robban1900
[00:54:16] hb_apply_h264_level [warning]: frame size (1920x1040, 7800 macroblocks) too high for level 3.1 (max. 3600 macroblocks)
Try changing H.264 Level to 4 that would give you 8,192 Macroblocks