[linux-dvb] Help about dvbstream

Nico Sabbi nsabbi at email.it
Thu Nov 3 16:55:43 CET 2005

toni martinez wrote:

> Hello,
>         I'm doing some tests with dvbstream and I have some problems:
>         1. I use this line to send the input streaming via mcast to 
> the network:
> $dvbstream -c 1 -f 794000 -s 27500 -v 101 -a 103 -ps -i 
> <>

- either remove -ps. the payload format used for streaming in rtp is 
only good for TS
- or use -udp -ps -net

>          1.1. My video client is vlc, and it can't play the video 
> correctly, it seems have a lot of loss packets, but if I save the 
> input video in a file and later play it in xine, for example, I can 
> saw the video perfectly.


>          1.2. I dont' know what but dvbstream puts the video in RTP 
> packets as H.263 video! (I see it in ethereal, in the server-dvbstream 
> and in the client-vlc), why?

wrong payload format for -PS

>          2. And why vlc shows the video with bad quality?
> Thanks,

because it's full of crap.
Remember to use a fresh cvs checkout, not an official release



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