[linux-dvb] Record a transport stream with an USB2 tv card

John Martin linuxtv at martin-family.org.uk
Thu Jun 22 17:11:48 CEST 2006


On Thursday 22 June 2006 08:55, Nico Sabbi wrote:
> John Martin wrote:
> > On Wednesday 21 June 2006 21:52, Abdou NIANG wrote:
> >> Hi everybody
> >> I'm working on a multimedia linux kernel project
> >> At the end of the project we will be able to scan dvb-t channels, see
> >> channels, record transport streams for the developpemnt i use the
> >> mandriva 2006 release (kernel 2.6.12). I've installed dvbstream,
> >> dvb-apps, dvbsnoop, libdvb,...
> >>
> >> Everything is working but i want to record a transport stream and not
> >> one program stream with my Hauppauge Win TV Nova-T-USB2 tv card using
> >> dvbstream but my output file is always empty.
> >>
> >> The scan (with dvbscan) works well and i can watch dvb-t channels in
> >> mplayer
> >>
> >> I've tested several commands such as:
> >>         dvbstream -f 490000000 -o 8192 > /tmp/test.ts
> >>          (...)
> >>
> >> I've seen in the dvbstream package (dvbstream.c) that the code have to
> >> read the buffer value for doing its treatment.
> >
> > I have the same tv card and the same problem; dvbstream just creates a
> > zero-length file.
> >
> > John
>
> maybe the drivers don't permit to dump the whole TS when selecting pid
> 8192?
This happens even when I select specific streams corresponding to a channel I 
have just watched with xine or mplayer.  So, the card is already tuned, etc.

John



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