[mythtv-users] Can I receive UDP streams from IPTV provider that does IGMP snooping directly on network card without going through igmp capable switch ?

belcampo belcampo at zonnet.nl
Thu Dec 18 10:49:32 UTC 2008

Robert Rozman wrote:
> Hi,
> I'm using mythtv ver 0.20 and it can only receive rtsp streams for iptv. 
> That's why I'm trying to setup vlc as rtsp server as intermediate device. It 
> receives udp streams on network card and servers them further as rtsp to 
> local LAN. The problem is that my network card is connected directly to IPTV 
> port on my gateway... I spot a problem with VLC and my system cause it sends 
> proper igmp packets on join and leave from multicast stream, but doesn't 
> respond to periodic IGMP queries from IPTV server and stream dies out after 
> few unsucessful IGMP queries...
> I'm curious if mythtv from 0.21 will be able to solve this problem with igmp 
> snooping. I know that UDP multicast could be received with this upgrade, but 
> I'm not sure if mythtv will deal with IGMP queries properly ?
> Anyone with more experiences on this matter ?
> Thanks in advance,
> regards,
> Rob.
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Maybe this helps, don't know myself


Henk Schoneveld

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