[mythtv] DVB drivers

Ed Wildgoose lists at wildgooses.com
Fri Jul 9 11:19:38 EDT 2004


> After myth tunes the card and adds the PID filters for audio and 
> video,  the card sends data for both PIDs.  However, in 
> libmythtv/dvddev/transform.c get_vinfo() checks for the bytes sequence 
> 0x00, 0x00, 0x01, 0xb3 (which I presume is some kind of sequence 
> header).  It never gets this from the card and consequently the video 
> PID is never remuxed into the stream.

It is a header, and things are bad if the card never generates one.

Have you tried dumping the stream to disk and then hexdump it to check 
for these codes?  ie tune the card and then cat /dev/dvb/adaptor0/dvr0 > 
somefile and hexdump this file

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