[linux-dvb] Dual tuner DVB-T

Rudy Zijlstra rudy at grumpydevil.homelinux.org
Sun Jun 10 18:30:15 CEST 2007


P. van Gaans wrote:
> 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!
>
>   
What kind of rubbish are you using? I'm regularly close at 100mbps on my 
home network with no problems....

Sorry, ethernet switch that falls over at 3 mbps is pure rubbish in my 
book. It needs replacement.

Rudy



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