[mythtv] DVB Changes / Patch Applied
jesper at datapartner.se
Mon Jan 24 08:42:16 EST 2005
Tim Davies wrote:
>> If you want to check that the PMT is recorded correctly you can use
>> the following command:
>> dvbsnoop -n 2 -crc -s ts -tssubdecode -nph -if <TS recording>
>> That should give you the same PMT as the original one, but with some
>> streams skipped (as decided by the autopid).
> Okay, all the descriptors are in the recorded PMT now. But...
> In the backend log, I don't see a line adding the PCR PID (like I used
> to see).
You recording PS? This only works for TS currently, but the code is in
CVS so it should add that pid if it's not already added (e.g. the video
> Is there an easy way to tell if the stream is actually in there? All
> the tools I have get their input directly from the dvb device and not
> a file.
Try: tspids < file.ts
(tspids is in the Debian package dvb-mpegtools... Don't know about other
dists but I think you can find it.)
I also think you can use the -if argument to dvbsnoop to work on a
> It's interesting that xine and mplayer will play the file (and seek)
> without a problem.
Yup, so the recording is probably correct but the playback in myth needs
a fix? Or maybe the recording is slightly broken but xine and mplayer
are more robust and can handle it anyway?
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