[linux-dvb] getting started with msi tv card

Daniel Dalton d.dalton at iinet.net.au
Tue Jan 27 21:48:17 CET 2009


> But your Linux machine will be working with the Transport
> Stream directly, selecting the particular IDs of interest.
> When you look at that particular ID, you see merely a
> datastream including the payload.
> 
> So, just as your TV audio will be carried in a form which
> will be similar to the mp3 files you've certainly used, or
> whatever format, you can also write the teletext data to
> a file and work with that.
> 

Ah, right.


> When you get your tuner working, or one that does, if you
> do receive a teletext service, I'll guide you through the
> steps needed to actually see the content being broadcast.

Alright then, thanks very much.

> and give a feel for how the graphics should appear.
> Maybe a full Unicode X font will include such characters
> and I can simply map them to UTF8, but I'm primarily
> interested in the text content information on my text console.
> 
> Here's the pr0n...
> 
>                       ???X???X*XX*???*???????           XXX*    AMI
>                       ???X??????*??? ???X?* ???          **XXXX
> 
> No, this is not going to work.  There are too many characters
> which are not yet converted to something and I'm having to add
> as `?' by hand.  Anyway, the blocks on the left are used to
> form words; to the right the blocks would be forming the top
> of a female head.
> 

ah, ok... I kinda get it... :-)

Thanks very much Barry for all your help with everything, I greatly
appreciate it.

Cheers,

Daniel.



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