[mythtv] Re: Mythtv HMC/Development 1 - Digital and High DefinitionTV

Kenneth Aafly ke-aa at frisurf.no
Thu Apr 1 02:48:47 EST 2004

On Thursday 01 April 2004 06:38, Leandro Dardini wrote:
> About "dvb bad/encrypted signal" problem, maybe we can get a completely
> different approach.
> After a small look to the code, I think to have understood that the backend
> try to read from dvb card and get nothing. After 15 seconds of getting
> nothing, it surrenders and display the "game over" log message and all
> freezes up. A possibile solution can be to simulate the reception of a "BAD
> / ENCRYPTED SIGNAL" video screen, (tell me if I don't explain it well)
> filling "buf" accordingly. It can be a simple "green" screen or a screen
> with the message, depending how difficult is to provide a fake dvb stream
> of data.

Sure it wouldn't make more sense spending time figuring out how to tell the 
frontend about errors rather than working around them? I used a MythEvent 
here with much success, unfortunatly my tree is rather messy, and I never got 
around to submitting a patch.


ke-aa at frisurf.no

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