[mythtv] Re: Mythtv HMC/Development 1 - Digital and HighDefinitionTV

Leandro Dardini ldardini at tiscali.it
Thu Apr 1 14:44:20 EST 2004


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kenneth Aafl°y" <ke-aa at frisurf.no>
To: "Development of mythtv" <mythtv-dev at mythtv.org>
Sent: Thursday, April 01, 2004 9:48 AM
Subject: Re: [mythtv] Re: Mythtv HMC/Development 1 - Digital and
HighDefinitionTV


> On Thursday 01 April 2004 06:38, Leandro Dardini wrote:
> > About "dvb bad/encrypted signal" problem, maybe we can get a completely
> > different approach.
> > After a small look to the code, I think to have understood that the
backend
> > try to read from dvb card and get nothing. After 15 seconds of getting
> > nothing, it surrenders and display the "game over" log message and all
> > freezes up. A possibile solution can be to simulate the reception of a
"BAD
> > / ENCRYPTED SIGNAL" video screen, (tell me if I don't explain it well)
> > filling "buf" accordingly. It can be a simple "green" screen or a screen
> > with the message, depending how difficult is to provide a fake dvb
stream
> > of data.
>
> Sure it wouldn't make more sense spending time figuring out how to tell
the
> frontend about errors rather than working around them? I used a MythEvent
> here with much success, unfortunatly my tree is rather messy, and I never
got
> around to submitting a patch.
>

Please, submit a patch. :-) You have a pizza paid when you'll make a trip to
Italy.

Leandro



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