[mythtv] gmyth livetv transcode support
ille at ludd.ltu.se
Thu May 17 17:04:51 UTC 2007
> Hi Matt, sure.
> gmyth svn: https://svn.sourceforge.net/svnroot/gmyth/trunk
> To play livetv with gmyth is very simple:
> - Compile and install gmyth (dpkg-buildpackage works)
> - Run:
> $ gmyth-cat -h hostname -p 6543 -c chan_num | mplayer -nocache -
> where hostname is the mythtv backend address. If it freezes, try
> -cache 1000.
> - You can list the channels available:
> $ gmyth-ls -h hostname -p 6543 -u mythtv -w mythtv -c
> We are writing a tutorial about how to use gmyth-stream, but if
> gmyth-cat works fine, livetv transcode will be fine as well.
> On 5/17/07, * devel at mrwire.co.uk <mailto:devel at mrwire.co.uk>*
> <devel at mrwire.co.uk <mailto:devel at mrwire.co.uk>> wrote:
> Any chance of some links/more info?
> Hello there,
> I am part of the team that is developing gmyth library. We have
> had interesting results to access several mythtv backend content
> remotely and one relevant contribution was the livetv transcode
> solution we had made based on gmyth, gmyth-stream and two
> different transcode engines: mencoder and gstreamer. This set of
> SW allow us to play mythtv channels remotely in any format we
> would like. This is particularly relevant for small linux based
> devices with wlan capability that could consume Mythtv content
> We have tested this solution in our analog TV environment and it
> would be very valuable to us if someone could try this solution in
> another environment and contribute to gmyth. So, please, if anyone
> is interested in this topic, be our guest.
> Hallyson Melo
gmyth-cat works well for me with DVB-C (PAL) on my Ubuntu 6.10 laptop.
My backend version is 0.20-fixes
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