[mythtv-users] wanted a low bandwidth stream from myth

Sean Goodpasture goofygrin at gmail.com
Sat Nov 3 13:59:06 UTC 2007


What about gmyth and it's streamer?  It's something I'm looking at for my
new N800

On 11/3/07, Rossco <rossco at whyza.net> wrote:
>
> Are the recordings from dvd or analogue ?
>
> The reason I ask it I tried to do all this on dvb recordings using vlc
> server, but vlc server wont play ball with dvb mythtv recordings as no audio
> is streamed...only video.
>
> >From what I could track down, mythtv does not store the dvb mgp files in
> the 'right' format, and as such vlc server has issues, as shown by the
> following file output which is not recognised as dvb TS
>
> file /var/lib/mythtv/1009_20071017193000.mpg
> /var/lib/mythtv/1009_20071017193000.mpg: TeX font metric data
> ()
>
> so this stopped streaming for my via any solution, as most solutions use
> vlc server.
>
> vlc client works fine.
> analogue should also be ok with vlc server but I haven't tried it myself.
>
> thought this may save you some time.
> wold be great to hear back that you got dvb mpg mythtv files working ok
> with vlc server, if you can.
>
> On Fri, 2007-11-02 at 09:17 +0900, W.Kenworthy wrote:
>
> We have an event here in Oz that "stops the nation" - Melbourne Cup.Unfortunately, I will be at work in a building where there is no way toget a television signal (cut into a hillside with ground & concretebetween us and the transmitter :(
> I want to try and see if I can use myth through my home adsl connectionto stream a relatively low bandwidth signal via the network.  I canalready access the mythbox via an openvpn connection through thefirewall, and can use mythfrontend and mythtv ok.  But most SD programshave too much bandwidth to successfully upload through the adsl (whichruns at about 768kbs up, 6mbs down)
> How can I go about live transcoding down to a lower resolution, and thenstreaming from myth?  Is it even possible?
> BillK
>
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