[vdr] No Audio on ATSC Qam256 or OTA..

Rob Davis rob at davis-family.info
Tue Jun 23 18:43:21 CEST 2009


Alex Lasnier wrote:
> Rob Davis wrote:
>   
>> I have it normally connected to Comcast cable which should pipe through 
>> a bunch of FTV channels using QAM256. These I can see and hear in 
>> kaffeine with AC97 audio. However, in VDR it appears to change the pids 
>> automatically so that the audio stops working. If I manually change VDR 
>> to not auto update and put the APID in then it squeeks rather than 
>> works. However, streaming to mplayer using streamdev seems to work. (It 
>> does the same this with OTA channels too - although I can only get 4 
>> with a portable antenna.)
>>     
>
> ATSC uses only AC-3 audio, so the Apid should be 0 and the Dpid needs to 
> be set appropriately. Since the sound squeaks, whatever value you have 
> set for the Apid should be the Dpid.
>
> For example,
>
> WIFR-Wx:495000:M256:C:0:1984:0;Dpid:0:0:2:0:0:0
>
>   
Perfect... Thanks

Is there a way to keep auto update on, but stop Comcast from sending 
wrong pids?  It keeps settings all audio options to 0 and some vpids too?



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