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[vdr] Re: Nova-t UK
I have a hollywood+ which I believe is a dxr-3 chip? but don't want to
output to the telly, I want it on my monitor as that functions as the TV
in my room. Also I'd rather not put the card back in the PC. I'll give
MPlayer a go, thanks for the advice.
On Tue, 2003-05-13 at 23:56, Gavin Hamill wrote:
> On Tue, May 13, 2003 at 11:52:21PM +0100, David Lusty wrote:
> > Can VDR be used with a nova-t without dxr-3 card?
> Not if you want to actually see TV pictures :)
> > if so please let me know how, as I currently just get a blank console
> > screen (I assume it's trying to output to a tv, without the hardware to
> > do so?).
> <nod> That's all you'll get right now until a software backend for VDR
> is ready for release...
> > if not can anyone give me clear instructions of how a nova-t can be used
> > under linux? I've been trying this for ages and it's starting to make me
> > crazy :o(
> Your best bet at the moment is using something like
> dvbstream -f 754167 -ps -o 600 601 | mplayer - -nocache
> to watch BBC1, for example.
> Not exactly elegant, I know...
> I've seen people who've done simple frontends to just run the
> appropriate 'dvbstream/mplayer' command.. and newer mplayers apparently
> support DVB cards directly, although I've no personal experience of
> It's probably best to spend 20 through eBay on a Dxr3, really :)
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