[linux-dvb] BBC HD on Freesat?
Andre.Weidemann at web.de
Fri May 16 14:10:25 CEST 2008
Stephen Rowles wrote:
> 1) does anyone know if the freesat broadcasts are encrypted or real free
> to air?
I am receiving BBC HD and all other Freesat channels free-to-air over
> 2) Is anyone successfully watching freesat including the BBC HD broadcasts
> under linux?
It is running here under Linux with the latest vdr-xine.
> 3) And if so what hardware are you using?
I have used a TT-S1500, TT-S2 3200, TT connect S2400 and a TT connect S2
3600 under Linux. All cards/usb boxes are working fine since BBC HD is
not being broadcasted as DVB-S2. So the TT connect S2400 or the Pinnacle
400e should do fine if you do not intend to go for DVB-S2.
My CPU is a bit too slow to decrypt it "fluently" under Linux. Under
Windows the image is crystal clear, since the GFX card is doing the
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