[linux-dvb] Dual tuner DVB-T

P. van Gaans w3ird_n3rd at gmx.net
Sun Jun 10 18:07:41 CEST 2007


Stephen Rowles wrote:
> P. van Gaans wrote:
> 
>> Hi,
>>
>> Honestly, I don't see the point of streaming the whole TS. If you want 
>> to record/watch more than 2 programs at a time, get more 
>> USB-DVB-T-sticks, as much as you want!
>>
>> And don't listen to tc.
> 
> Well I want to run linux, so windows media is out, plus it doesn't do 
> what I want anyway :)
> 
> The reason for the whole TS is one to avoid tuning channels all the 
> time.. pretty much all the TV we watch is on Mux 1 or Mux 2 down here 
> :). If I can stream the whole TS from 2 tuners, I pretty much get every 
> channel available to either watch or record all the time :)
> 
> I also have some streaming software that requires this, which will be 
> running the backend recordings.. so I have to have whole TS support from 
> the hardware, and the ability to re-tune while streaming. (similar to 
> what VDR requires).
> 
> This will mean not only can I watch tv, and record tv on my media centre 
> box, but else where on the network can watch the channels as I will send 
> the TS out over my network (not wireless!)
> 

Please keep this on the list.

Forget about streaming the whole TS over your network. You can't. It 
won't work. Not on any home/soho-equipment. A simple 3mbit stream with 
dvbstream over my network KILLS my 100mbit switch. Don't even think 
about a whole TS, let alone two!



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