[mythtv] DVB-S with no SDT / NIT tables

Janne Grunau janne-mythtv at grunau.be
Tue Oct 23 11:47:15 UTC 2007

On Tuesday 23 October 2007 07:26:25 Steven Ellis wrote:
> There are some DVB-S services on Optus D1 that don't have any SDT or
> NIT entries on their TS stream. For details see 12643V at
> http://www.lyngsat.com/optusd1.html.
> Now is there any way to specify Audio and Video PIDs for a channel
> when the SDT information doesn't exist?

The PIDs are defined in the in the PMT.

> These channels can be loaded onto generic DVB-S STBs where you can
> manually add the A/V PID details, and it would be great if we could
> get them with MythTV. I've asked on the Users list, but after looking
> at the code i'm wondering if it will need a patch.

As long as there is no NIT+SDT and valid PAT+PMT on the transponder the 
scanner should find them.


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