[linux-dvb] TS files from Air2PC-ATSC not compliant?

Nico Sabbi nsabbi at tiscali.it
Sun Apr 3 21:41:54 CEST 2005

Boleslaw Ciesielski wrote:

> The MPEG-TS files recorded using the Air2PC-ATSC PCI card do not play 
> in VLC. This applies to both files copied directly from 
> /dev/dvb/adapter0/dvr0 or recorded using dvbstream.
> I thought that this was a VLC bug so I reported it but they say that 
> the files are invalid MPEG-TS because of missing PAT or PMT sections. 
> See the VLC bug 2017:
> http://bugzilla.videolan.org/cgi-bin/bugzilla/show_bug.cgi?id=2017
> (there is also a link to an example file there)
> Is this a bug in the DVB driver or in VLC?
> Thanks,
> Bolek

to get PAT add pid 0, to get PMT you need to find the relative pid (e.g. 
using decode_pat in libdvbpsi)
and add it.
Mplayer can do less of both and still play correctly

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