[mythtv] gmyth livetv transcode support

Micke Smedeus micke at smeddan.mine.nu
Thu May 17 19:22:46 UTC 2007

Melunko skrev:
> 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.
> BR,
> Melunko
> 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?
>     Matt
>       	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
>     straightforward.
>     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.
>     BR,
>     Hallyson Melo
Quick test. Works excelent on MFE FC6 with MBE 0.20-fixes (patched for 

Great work.

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