[vdr] HDTV and VDR
per at mellander.org
Thu Sep 22 11:05:40 CEST 2005
On Thu, 22 Sep 2005 10:27:28 +0200, jori.hamalainen wrote
> My guess is that FF cards hardware DECSA-module cannot cope with the
> datarate of HDTV. Other option is that stream-server 'captures' data
> stream before DECSA is run to it, so it cannot sync & stream the
> MPEG data.
The 'normal' (decrypted) channels plays fine so I don't think that the stream-
server captures unencrypted stream.
> One option is to add a budget DVB-S card to your setup.
> For watching C MORE HD you probably need FFDECSA software (if
> hardware DECSA cannot do the job or stream-server cannot see
> decrypted traffic), so your main CPU decrypts the stream. Then you
> need card reader ("Phoenix interface") to read your Canal+ card, and
> a vdr-sc and vdr-softdevice / vdr-xine / vdr-stream-server.
I've got the cardreader, but I haven't got the budget DVB-S card ( yet ).
Testing will continue.
> For me plain free to view HD channels a budget DVB-S and vdr-xine +
> vdr-streamdev works fine for DVI-out and projector. And also VLC /
> WMP plays streams nicely on windows side.
What kind of CPU/mem/graphics are you using and what is vmstat output?
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