[linux-dvb] MPE pointer field too big

Steven Toth stoth at hauppauge.com
Tue Oct 17 23:28:44 CEST 2006


Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 17, 2006, Harnois Anne-Sophie wrote:
>   
>> Some of the MPEG-TS packets I receive contain a pointer field bigger
>> than 184 (continuity counter is correct). How to explain that? Shouldn't
>> Pointer field be inside 0 and 184? 
>> Any comments?
>>     
>
> Are you sure PUSI is set in those packets? If not,
> no pointer field is present.
> Otherwise it is a bug in the TS generator,
> it must be 0 <= pointer <= 183.
>
>   
Also, make sure the transport error indicator is not set and remember to 
compensate for field adaption.

Steve



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