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Subject: Re: recording failures (was A rockbox survey - and recording failures)
From: John covici (covici_at_ccs.covici.com)
Date: 2003-11-08


OK, I'll byte, how to remove the id tag -- I have a program which
will edit, but how can I remove it altogether?

on Saturday 11/08/2003 Linus Nielsen Feltzing(linus_at_haxx.se) wrote
> John Covici wrote:
> > I doubt its the id3 tag, because I just played a file with lots of id
> > material -- in fact in the rockbox itself it reads the id tags ok,
> > but a file recorded on the archos craps out mpg123.
>
> You seem to think that all ID3V2 tags are the same. They are not. There
> are several versions of the ID3V2 standard.
>
> Besides, why should mpg123 understand the ID3V2.4 header just because
> Rockbox does it? They are not the same program, they don't even share a
> single line of code.
>
> > Also (and I am not sure what to do about this), even if the file
> > plays on another program (such as freeamp), it has trouble navigating
> > even a short file perhaps due to the vbr I am not sure.
>
> That could be a problem with the Xing header. Try "Update VBR file" in
> the ON+Play menu.
>
> Let me analyse the output from mpg123 again, since you must have missed
> my first analysis in a previous post:
>
> > Playing MPEG stream from R031031-195407.mp3 ...
> > Junk at the beginning 49443304
>
> This "junk in the beginning" is nothing more than the ID3V2.4 header.
> 494433 in ASCII is "ID3" and the 04 is the version number, thus ID3V2.4.
> This means that mpg123 does not understand the ID3V2.4 header. The rest
> of the error messages come from other attempts to find an MP3 frame
> inside the 4kbyte large header:
>
> > MPEG 1.0 layer III, 112 kbit/s, 44100 Hz mono
> > big_values too large!
> > mpg123: Can't rewind stream by 1369 bits!
> > Illegal Audio-MPEG-Header 0x55cad692 at offset 0x17e6.
> > Skipped 3915 bytes in input.
> > big_values too large!
> > big_values too large!
> > mpg123: Can't rewind stream by 1288 bits!
> > big_values too large!
> > mpg123: Can't rewind stream by 1161 bits!
> > big_values too large!
> > big_values too large!
> > mpg123: Can't rewind stream by 1624 bits!
> > big_values too large!
> > mpg123: Can't rewind stream by 1288 bits!
>
> Could you please try again without the ID3V2 header?
>
> Linus

-- 
         John Covici
         covici_at_ccs.covici.com



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