[linux-dvb] DVB file formats
js at linuxtv.org
Thu Jun 16 13:42:29 CEST 2005
Andrew de Quincey wrote:
> BTW: I was thinking last night. Do we actually need to know all the PMT
> entries for the services.
> On the sample for a channel, I have:
> es = <pid> <type> [<language>] [pcr]
> Where I was expecting there to be a line for each entry in the PMT.
> However, the only reason for having this information is to speed up lock
> times. We don't actually need information on _every_ ES - just the last
> audio/video ES that the user selected. The rest can be pulled from the PMT
> once the channel is up and running. Comments?
You need he pcr pid, too, but other pids are superflous for fast
zapping (well, maybe + ac3 pid).
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