[linux-dvb] question about definition of section in PSI of Transport stream

Nico Sabbi nicola.sabbi at poste.it
Fri Jul 25 15:35:23 CEST 2008


Il giorno ven, 25/07/2008 alle 15.13 +0200, Andreas Regel ha scritto:
> Nico Sabbi wrote:
> > On Friday 25 July 2008 11:12:53 you wrote:
> >> Hi:
> >> thanks for your explanation.
> >> BTW, I find all my Ts only have one section, section_number and
> >> last_section_number are both 0.
> > 
> > yes, there's only one section
> > 
> >> Would you please tell me where I can get multi-sections TS for
> >> tracing?
> >>
> >> appreciate your help,
> >> miloody
> > 
> > Please,  don't top-post.
> > Some satellite transponder with many programs surely has multi-section
> > PMTs, but I never found any
> 
> PMTs are always just one section. PATs could have more than one but that 
> would normally need more than 250 programmes on one TS, so it's not that 
> easy to find a TS with multi section PATs. Other tables, like NIT or SDT 
> often are bigger than 1024 bytes and split over several sections.
> 
> Regards
> Andreas
> 

yes, but in theory even PMTs can be sectioned




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