[mythtv-users] UK FreeSAT and ITV-HD
bradley.kite at gmail.com
Mon Jan 26 15:18:42 UTC 2009
2009/1/26 Robert <RobertCL at iname.com>:
> On Mon, January 26, 2009 9:24 am, Bradley Kite wrote:
>> 2009/1/26 Robert <RobertCL at iname.com>:
>>> On Mon, January 26, 2009 7:16 am, Bradley Kite wrote:
>>>> Hi all,
>>>> Has any body had success with ITV-HD on FreeSAT?
>>>> I've tried scanning (with both MythTV and dvbscan) but cannot find the
>>>> I can get BBC-HD just fine.
>>>> Thanks in advance
>>> It's on 11428h, symbolrate 27500.
>>> You need to patch Myth to make it play back
>>> (http://svn.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/5388) and even then I still get some
>>> front-end crashes if I seek around too much, but it's watchable.
>> Thanks for the info. I'm running 0.21-fixes at the moment so will need
>> to pick a good (ie stable) time to move to trunk in order to use the
>> latest of the patches mentioned in that ticket (otherwise my wife
>> might get upset). Can any one recommend a reasonably stable revision
>> of trunk, or is it a "finger in the air" type thing?
> I've just applied that patch to 0.21-fixes and it seems to work ok. No
> need to move to trunk.
>> I tried a scan last night using dvbscan - and it didnt find any channel
>> Maybe my /usr/share/dvb/dvb-s/Astra-28.2E file needs updating - it
>> doesnt mention 11428h/27500 (closest is: S 11426000 H 27500000 2/3)
> Just create a file with that in and manually dvb-scan. I can't remember
> the command line options, but it can be done.
Hi Robert, there's a comment from robert.mcnamara on the ticket that says:
... please apply to current trunk as there is another fix to the mpeg
TS parser that is relies on...
Thats what made me think I'll need to move to trunk. I've been wanting
to move to trunk since VDPAU was added so this may as well be my
motivation. I'll just have to make sure I have a roll-back plan :-)
Any way, I have scanned and found ITV-HD now - many thanks for your help.
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