[mythtv] DVB support - Status update

Ben Bucksch linux.news at bucksch.org
Sun Apr 27 23:25:30 EDT 2003

Edward Wildgoose wrote:

>Ben has done a lot more work on this in the last few days, and perhaps it is worth waiting for him to post a new revision before trying it anyway?
I just uploaded version 11, although version 10 was reasonably current.

Just an update about the status: Reading from the dvr device works (part 
of the problem was that I initialized isopen with true, so it thought 
that it was already open and didn't open the device, duh). The main 
thing left, from what I can see, is ts->es conversion (MythTV ideally 
wants MPEG-ES streams, not PS, PES or TS, right? Can you confirm that, 
please, Isaac?) and the PID filtering that usually comes with it (not 
needed for full card, but budget ones and multiple-channel-per-card 

>As I understand it, tuning now works correctly, but he is currently working out how to convert a ts mpeg stream to a ps one, and that is taking time (anyone have any ideas on how to do this, please drop him a note offlist)
duh. I should have read your post to the end before replying :-/.


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