[mythtv] Re: HDTV Driver Stuff for PCHDTV Card

Taylor Jacob rtjacob at earthlink.net
Mon Aug 23 22:58:47 EDT 2004

I will have to take a look at this and see about how I can work some of in with what I have
already done.. I wish I had known about this earlier.. Guess I didn't do enough research..

> On Mon, 23 Aug 2004, Taylor Jacob wrote:
> ]You mentioned in your post earlier something about parsing the Tables
> ]for possible QAM cable based HDTV?  Are you working on code already
> ]parse the OTA ATSC System Information tables?  I am in the process of
> ]adding real support for the DVB SI tables, and have glanced at the ATSC
> ]tbales, and I bet I have already written 80% of what is needed to parse
> ]the ATSC tables, since much of it is just standard mpeg table
> ]specifications..
> ]If you aren't working on parsing the tables, and no one else is I will
> ]add support for the ATSC tables similar to what I am working with on
> ]DVB.. Right now I can get guide on 2 channels I can pickup locally, so
> ]I should be able to test most of the tables required I just need to my
> ]PCHDTV card working..
> Actually I did it for OTA tables a while ago. It's in the HDTV Recorder
> patch, see here:
>   http://www.mrl.nyu.edu/~danielk/mythtv/
> It's a little rough for inclusion in CVS, and I've been concentrating on
> the playback patches lately. You should use what you can of the ATSC
> stuff. I made the decision to split the MPEG parts from the ATSC parts
> mostly so someone working on DVB could use them.
> -- Daniel
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