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[vdr] Re: MPEG-2 Transport Stream
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Christian Schuld [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: Friday, October 11, 2002 11:14 AM
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: [vdr] Re: MPEG-2 Transport Stream
> On Thursday 10 October 2002 13:47, you wrote:
> > Gavin Hamill wrote:
> > >>Is there a tool for linux that can record the whole
> transport stream
> > >>from a DVB-S card?
> > >
> > > Certainly... 'dvbstream' will do this
> > > dvbstream -f <freq> 8192 -o >transportstream.mpg
> > > 8192 is a magic-ID since the stream IDs are only allowed
> in the range
> > > 0-8191..
> > > If you don't specify -o, (output to stdout), dvbstream
> will broadcast
> > > the whole TS to a multicast address (224.x.x.x) =)
> > Does this work with the full-featured card, too?
> No, full featured cards can not provide the full transport
> stream. With the
> old firmware, only 8 section filter can be set, but up to 32
> with the new
The point is, that the full featured card demuxes in hardware before we even
get hold of it. Then the firmware remuxes and the result goes to the user.
I.e. even the new firmware cannnot provide the full TS. It just tries to
remux everything in a way that it is like the original TS.
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