[mythtv] gmyth livetv transcode support
melunko at gmail.com
Thu May 17 20:21:25 UTC 2007
Hi Micke, thanks.
gmyth-cat usually stops after about 30minutes when the mythbackend changes
the recording file to another. It sends a BACKEND_MESSAGE that we are not
handling very well at the moment. I am still working to fix this. I believe
you could see this error after some playback time.
On 5/17/07, Micke Smedeus <micke at smeddan.mine.nu> wrote:
> 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
> SC) DVB-T PAL.
> Great work.
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