|One line summary||Deconstruct the FLV at the top level using flvdump and see if it is valid.|
|Detailed description|| Used FLVmeta package which contained the flvdump programme, which was able to walk through the FLV file and check container was valid. For damaged files this spots blocks of data with invalid FLVTAG values (217, as opposed to 8, 9 and 18 meaning audio, video and data). Checking against the spec. shows that this is not a valid FLV (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Flash_Video, http://download.macromedia.com/f4v/video_file_format_spec_v10_1.pdf Annex E).
Only diagnoses the presence of the issue. Not sure is flvdump is stopping at the first bad block, or if bad blocks can be skipped. Further analysis would help ascertain repair options, if any.
|Solution champion||Andrew Jackson|
| Detailed Evaluation
|Issue|| Player stops part way through some of the performances
|Tool (link)||http://code.google.com/p/flvmeta/ (http://code.google.com/p/flvmeta/source/browse/branches/1.0.x/flvdump.c)|
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