[linux-dvb] Confused Air2PC owner

Nico Sabbi nsabbi at tiscali.it
Fri Feb 25 22:35:31 CET 2005

Kevin D Fowlks wrote:

> In order to view an incoming stream you’ll need a video player capable 
> of displaying
> Mpeg2-TS streams such as <a href=” 
> http://www.mplayerhq.hu/”>mplayer</a>. You'll need to read the
> information on their homepage to see how to compile and install 
> MPlayer. Once, installed you can
> view a station by executing the following command.
> dvbstream -o -vsb 8 8192 | mplayer -vo xv -

$ dvbstream -vsb 8 -f <frequency> -o 8192 | mplayer -

> *Note: the 8192 is not a valid PID it will return the entire TS stream 
> to mplayer. To find other streams in a TS stream run mplayer with the 
> -v option.

or compile mplayer from cvs, type the following content in 


and run

$ mplayer -tsprobe 10000000 -v dvb://test > log.txt

log.txt will contain a list of programs in numeral format (search 
PROGID) with the list of pids used
(except those with type=0xffffffff).


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