[linux-dvb] Re: [PATCH] szap uses same fd for audio and video

Dr. Werner Fink werner at suse.de
Wed Mar 15 11:51:18 CET 2006


On Tue, Mar 14, 2006 at 09:35:02PM +0100, Andreas Oberritter wrote:
> Hello Werner,
> 
> On Tue, 2006-03-14 at 21:01 +0100, Dr. Werner Fink wrote:
> > On Tue, Mar 14, 2006 at 08:05:35PM +0100, Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> > > On Tue, Mar 14, 2006, Andreas Oberritter wrote:
> > > > Hi Johannes,
> > > > 
> > > > szap uses a single file descriptor for both audio and video demux. I
> > > > wonder if anybody ever used it to watch TV. I guess it worked in an
> > > > older revision. :-)
> > > 
> > > Funny that no one complained. Anyway, I don't have sat equipment
> > > and the patch that broke it was from Werner.
> > 
> > Hmmm ... I'm using this szap version without any problems
> > but with an older driver.
> 
> It might work with live TV depending on how the driver behaves. If it
> does work with the av7110, then this is actually a driver bug.

I'm using szap for Live TV only.  Just to check the AC3 loop
through facility of the firmware.

> I used szap with the -r option to get data from the dvr device.

OK, I've not tried out recording with szap.


        Werner

-- 
AC3 loop through sound card http://bitstreamout.sourceforge.net/
Howto http://www.vdr-portal.de/board/thread.php?threadid=1958
------------------------------------------------------------------
 "Having a smoking section in a restaurant is like having
         a  peeing section in a swimming pool." -- Edward Burr



More information about the linux-dvb mailing list