[mythtv-users] dvbloopback question
johan.heikkila at gmail.com
Tue Feb 17 21:21:24 UTC 2009
2009/2/17 Udo van den Heuvel <udovdh at xs4all.nl>:
> Johan Heikkilä wrote:
>>>> I'll repeat: try using vlc to feed some arbitrary streams to the
>>>> dvbloopback device.
>>> Yes, no, almost there. Don't draw your conclusions yet.
>>> dvbloop provides the fake module.
>>> What I am looking for is a fake source for a dvb multiplex with 3
>>> or better.
>>> The vlc approach, I assume, means that some other PC has to send out
>>> received stream to this test-PC as well. Right?
>>> If so: I suspect that this job might be too much for the EN12000.
>>> I not: So you *are* proposing a standalone `fake` DVB-source?
>> first google search turned up this:
>> Sounds like exactly what you are searching for. You might be able to
>> run the VLC backend on the same machine.
> It is a client/server application which enables MPEG-TS streaming from a
> physical to a virtual DVB card using a network connection.
> That is not what I intended and what might be too much to do for the
> EN12000, as I wrote.
> Kind regards,
I am only trying to help. Streaming from a physical device is just an
example. In the past I have tested using VLC to stream video files
from the harddisk. Why not set VLC up to stream existing DVB
recordings from your harddisk to the virtual dvbloopback device. Or
did I miss a point?
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