[vdr] Playing MPEG TS files (Re: vdr Digest, Vol 20, Issue 8)

Marko Mäkelä marko.makela at hut.fi
Sun Dec 10 21:14:02 CET 2006

On Sun, Dec 10, 2006 at 07:03:42PM +0100, thomas.lagemann at stud.tu-ilmenau.de wrote:
> On Tue Sep 5 09:25:48 CEST 2006 Marko wrote
> >On Tue, Sep 05, 2006 at 09:56:07AM +0530, nitin wrote:
> >> I have just downloaded the vdr source code and successfully build it.
> >> But it seems that present code will work only for some specific tuner
> >> card. Can it work for recorded transport stream which are stored in hard
> >> disk. Please let me know if it is possible and also suggest how to do
> >> so.
> >Over a year ago, I converted some MPEG TS clip to the VDR format by
> >patching the VDR source code so that it would read from the MPEG TS
> >clip file instead of the /dev/whatever.  Last time I tried it, it
> >dropped frames also when recording.  Maybe I did something differently.
> Do you remember what exactly you did to patch it?

Sorry, no.  I did not save the patch.

Anyway, I ended up transcoding the clip with mencoder (from the MPlayer suite)
and generating the index.vdr file with a tool called genindex.


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