[mythtv-users] Network Recorder for MPEG IP Stream

jgmtfia jgmtfia at gmail.com
Thu Jun 11 06:15:19 UTC 2009


Nick Rout wrote:
> On Thu, Jun 11, 2009 at 5:39 PM, jgmtfia Mr<jgmtfia at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Is it possible to use the Network Recorder to capture an MPEG IP
>> stream via the network?  This is not an IPTV stream, just a plain MPEG
>> UDP stream from a source to the mythtv box.

> 
> I think it depends on the protocol you are streaming with, eg http,
> rtp, rtsp etc.
> 
> But to do it you need to set up an m3u file which points to the
> stream, and then put the m3u file somewhere the backend can download
> it.
> 
> There are some clues to streaming from vlc to myth, which includes
> clues as to the format of the m3u file and how to associate each
> stream with a channel number and xmltvid here:
> 
> http://www.mythtv.org/wiki/Multiple_Recordings_with_VLC

It seems that that method involves mythtv connecting to a remote device, 
not opening a local port for the remote device to connect/send to.

Do I have this wrong?


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