[mythtv] Simulate TV-card ?

Mike setimike at gmail.com
Tue Aug 8 04:57:41 UTC 2006

On 8/8/06, Chris Pinkham <cpinkham at bc2va.org> wrote:
> * On Mon Aug 07, 2006 at 07:05:43PM +0200, Erland Isaksson wrote:
> > Is there any way to simulate analogue and digital(DVB) cards during
> > development with MythTV so I am able to do some basic testing on a
> > separate computer without disturbing my real MythTV server ?
> You can simulate an ivtv-type card using the MpegRecorder.  You can set
> the 'videodevice' value to "file:/path/to/some/mpeg/file.mpg" and the
> recorder will open "/path/to/some/mpeg/file.mpg" instead of trying to
> open a real capture card.

Thanks for that tip, Chris. I have been wanting to setup Knoppmyth in
a virtual machine as a development system, and this is the bit of info
I have been missing.


--Mike O.

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