[linux-dvb] Multicasting channels separately from a DVB mux

Sigmund Augdal sigmund at snap.tv
Sun Sep 11 00:06:52 CEST 2005


On Thu, 2005-09-08 at 13:38 +0200, Christian Kaenzig wrote:
> Le Jeudi, 8 Septembre 2005 11:59, Richard ngn a écrit :
> > I am currently using DVBstream to multicast an entire
> > mux from a DVB-t card as one transport stream. It
> > works fine however, it is causing some traffic
> > problems due to its 20+Mbits size.
> >
> > >From what I have read, we need to demux the big TS
> >
> > stream by PID and then remux it into smaller TS
> > streams.
> 
> I have written a simple streaming software in Python which can stream 
> different pids to different hosts. It reads the ts stream from dvr0 and uses 
> ts2ps to filter the pids (one instance of ts2ps per stream being sent).
> 
> The problem is that ts2ps is quite buggy (and my own code too, I admit :-p) 
> which leads to having to restart my program quite often and it is therefore 
> not really usable (at least not practical at all).
> 
> > Before I got going, I just wanted to check this wasn't
> > already available somewhere else....?
> 
> My needs may not be exactly the same as yours, but I'd like to hear of some 
> software able to remux ts, ps, or mpeg streams, eather from a sigle ts or 
> separate audio and video streams. As I am writing, I am thinking of transcode 
> which might be able to do that. I'll have to check that sometime.
VLC allready does this, and has done for ages:
http://www.videolan.org/doc/streaming-howto/en/ch09.html

Sigmund
> 
> Christian
> 
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