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

Brad DerManouelian myth at dermanouelian.com
Fri Nov 2 04:13:29 UTC 2007

On Nov 1, 2007, at 6:11 PM, Tom Lichti wrote:

> 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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