[mythtv] DVB Support suggested Roadmap
edward.wildgoose at frmhedge.com
Mon Apr 21 01:33:58 EDT 2003
> Ben Bucksch wrote:
> > If you want to try to help, you could check, where in the code MythTV
> > opens /dev/video (of course that's configurable)
> FYI (just so that we don't duplicate work):
> I briefly looked into Myth and was surprised to see that tuning and
> grabbing of data seems to be totally independant. That kind of excludes
> the approach I wanted to take (just call dvbstream and let it tune and
> So, I looked into dvbstream and cutted the source down to what looks
> like the core of it, both for tuning and reading data from the device.
> Next step would be to call/integrate the code from/into the relevant
> Myth classes.
Did you grab one of the newer versions of dvbstream which has built in ts2ps
functionality? I think this will probably be needed to avoid an external
dependency when grabbing the video stream?
For anyone following this at home, there also appears also to be a fairly
big synchronisation bug with the 1.00 pre1 and pre2 linux DVB driver when
grabbing the demuxed mpeg stream. There is a small patch on the VDR mailing
list, title "A/V sync problems with new drivers,", or I can send it if
anyone can't find it (haven't tested it myself, but I've found the sync
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