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

ross camm rossco at whyza.net
Mon Nov 5 01:48:47 UTC 2007


This page assisted

http://melunkodev.blogspot.com/2007/09/mythtv-at-nokia-n800.html

in resolving the audio problems I had. 

Once that was sorted, I can stream DVB...woopee !

I also modified

/usr/share/gms/plugins/transcoders/gmencoder.py

to get the video bitrate down so it will pass over my 128k uplink from
home without pauses.

On Mon, 2007-11-05 at 10:53 +1000, ross camm wrote:
> This sounded good....but looks like a similar issue when I tested it on
> DVB
> 
> gmencoder -i myth://"192.168.0.7":"6543"/livetv?channel="9" -o
> file:///tmp/channel.avi
> 
> ** (gmemcoder:14511): WARNING **: Audio elements not found
> 
> ** (gmemcoder:14511): WARNING **: Invalid uri
> 
> let me know if you have more success.
> 
> 
> 
> 
> On Sat, 2007-11-03 at 08:59 -0500, Sean Goodpasture wrote:
> > 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 to
> >         > get a television signal (cut into a hillside with ground & concrete
> >         > between us and the transmitter :(
> >         > 
> >         > I want to try and see if I can use myth through my home adsl connection
> >         > to stream a relatively low bandwidth signal via the network.  I can
> >         > already access the mythbox via an openvpn connection through the
> >         > firewall, and can use mythfrontend and mythtv ok.  But most SD programs
> >         > have too much bandwidth to successfully upload through the adsl (which
> >         > runs at about 768kbs up, 6mbs down)
> >         > 
> >         > How can I go about live transcoding down to a lower resolution, and then
> >         > streaming from myth?  Is it even possible?
> >         > 
> >         > BillK
> >         > 
> >         > 
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