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

Steven Ellis steven at openmedia.co.nz
Tue Oct 23 20:13:37 UTC 2007

On Wed, October 24, 2007 12:47 am, Janne Grunau wrote:
> 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.

Sadly there is no PMT either.

All that the DVB-S transponder is carrying are the Audio and Video PIDs,
there are no other information streams present.


Steven Ellis - Technical Director
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