[linux-dvb] Writing custom network DVB driver

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Fri Oct 14 21:13:22 CEST 2005


Luc Gallant wrote:

>>It won't set up a device, but you can easily send the data accross to
>>the application.
>>If you need to set up a device, you need to do either (1) or (2)
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>If I just send the data across to the application, then the
>application won't be able to interface with what is sending the data,
>since it won't have a dvb or v4l interface. For exmaple, mythtv needs
>to communicate through either v4l, dvb, or some other (v4l and dvb
>being most popular).
>
>I went on the irc channel and someone said that this application did
>pretty much what I wanted:
>http://www.lavrsen.dk/twiki/bin/view/Motion/VideoFourLinuxLoopbackDeviceAPI?CGISESSID=e96a8a51629b324ffbdc61afa736f162
>
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>

I don't know whether you can transfer a TS through that, maybe you need 
to have some hacks for it.
I think a discussion on this on the V4L list, might be more helpful ...

>I downloaded it and am playing around with it, but it is in kernel
>space and at this point provides me with a v4l output, so it is pretty
>much what I am looking for. I am not sure that this is the definate
>solution, but I will keep on playing around with it to see what I can
>get accomplished. I will reply to this thread and post my findings at
>a later point in time.
>
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>
Sure ..

Manu




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