[mythtv] Current DVB problems rundown
stuarta at squashedfrog.net
Tue Sep 13 09:21:00 UTC 2005
On Sun, Sep 11, 2005 at 09:12:08AM +0200, Rudy Zijlstra wrote:
> Kenneth Aafløy wrote:
> >Lørdag 10 september 2005 08:04, skrev Daniel Kristjansson:
> >Hu, the NIT can take a huge time to get, why not SDT as that's transmitted
> >more frequently, or event the PAT?
> On a slight tangent: NIT scanning has its own pro's: Many of the Astra
> and hotbird sats have very different customers. These customers use
> different CA systems. Normally when you want to receive encrypted
> streams, you will buy an CI module for 1 provider (= 1 particular
> customer of the satellite). Enabling receiving encrypted streams in myth
> will give you *all* encrypted streams, including most you cannot
> decrypt: different CAS, different EMMs.... This could be solved by doing
> a NIT scan: first check which NITs are present, then present the user
> with a list of NIT (NIT network id, original network id and descriptor)
> and let him select which NIT he wants to have. Only channels within the
> users subscription (or at least from the same broadcaster) will be added
> at that point.
Isn't that what the BAT (Bouquet Association Table) is for?
A Bouquet is used to specify logical groupings of channels
such as those by a single provider.
Somebody on a satellite feel like doing some dvb snooping to find
out if this is true???
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