[mythtv-users] wanted a low bandwidth stream from myth

Tom Lichti tom at redpepperracing.com
Fri Nov 2 01:11:36 UTC 2007

Bill Williamson wrote:
> On 11/2/07, W.Kenworthy <billk at iinet.net.au> wrote:
>> We have an event here in Oz that "stops the nation" - Melbourne Cup.
>> Unfortunately, I will be at work in a building where there is no way to
>> get a television signal (cut into a hillside with ground & concrete
>> between us and the transmitter :(
>> I want to try and see if I can use myth through my home adsl connection
>> to stream a relatively low bandwidth signal via the network.  I can
>> already access the mythbox via an openvpn connection through the
>> firewall, and can use mythfrontend and mythtv ok.  But most SD programs
>> have too much bandwidth to successfully upload through the adsl (which
>> runs at about 768kbs up, 6mbs down)
>> How can I go about live transcoding down to a lower resolution, and then
>> streaming from myth?  Is it even possible?
VLC can do it as well. My boss did it last year for the world cup, on
the "live" recordings.


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