[linux-dvb] HD over satellite? (h.264)

Christophe Thommeret hftom at free.fr
Thu Nov 6 01:53:36 CET 2008

Le jeudi 6 novembre 2008 01:14:42 Florin Andrei, vous avez écrit :
> I am currently receiving SD programs, MPEG2 encoded, with a small
> receiver, and I plan to use a DVB-S card pretty soon with my MythTV box.
> But I noticed that the european TV network that I watch over satellite
> is now doing experiments with HD. They are testing HD broadcast over
> satellite, encoded with h.264. They call it DVB-S HD.
> Question: Are you aware of any receiver that can be used with Linux to
> capture DVB-S HD?

If it's DVB-S, any DVB-S device will.
If it's DVB-S2, you need a DVB-S2 device.

Playback of such channels requires some strong multicore cpu, coupled with 
latest ffmpeg svn.

Christophe Thommeret

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