[mythtv-users] Recording from an IPTV source
John P Poet
jppoet at gmail.com
Sat Nov 26 19:33:52 UTC 2022
On Sat, Nov 26, 2022 at 10:47 AM Jan Ceuleers <jan.ceuleers at gmail.com>
> On 26/11/2022 19:26, John P Poet wrote:
> > On Sat, Nov 26, 2022 at 10:22 AM Jan Ceuleers <jan.ceuleers at gmail.com
> > <mailto:jan.ceuleers at gmail.com>> wrote:
> > On 26/11/2022 19:04, John P Poet wrote:
> > > You probably already answered this far above, but is the result of
> > > `curl --silent $URL`
> > > already a transport stream? If so, you could just use that
> > There is no URL, because the stream is MPEG TS over UDP. So I can't
> > curl.
> > Would netcat work?
> I don't know. Do you know what problem we're trying to solve, i.e. what
> would give rise to the "TuningSignalCheck: SignalMonitor failed" error
> Is this because the stream doesn't reach myth, is it because there is
> some sort of syntax issue with the stream, ... ?
> I'm asking because I suspect that feeding the stream straight into the
> backend will lead to problems because the stream contains lots of
> zero-length MPEG-TS packets (i.e. 60-byte MPEGTS/UDP packets that
> contain no MPEGTS payload), and I believe that ffmpeg filters them out.
More context in the logs might help. When you run mythbackend add `-v
channel, record` to get some more relevant messages.
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