[linux-dvb] Schedule information in Canal Digital's TS

Sigmund Augdal Helberg sigmund at snap.tv
Wed Oct 4 21:55:15 CEST 2006

On Sun, 2006-10-01 at 21:58 +0200, jesper at taxboel.dk wrote:
> Hi Guys,
> I have been looking into the 'tv_grab_dvb' project, and tried using it
> with my Danish Canal Digital subscribtion.
> I can find data with the application, but it only contains now/next
> listings, which is sort of useless to me. An EPG with a look-ahead around
> 2 hours!?!
Canal digital (at least in norway) keep "schedule" epg information in a
separate transponder (both on cable and satelite). For me this is the
transponder containing "discovery civilization". Otherwise look for a
linkage descriptor in the NIT. This will tell you where to look for the

> It seems that the transport stream does not contain any schedule
> information in its Event Information Taxble on PID 0x12. But it has to be
> there somewhere.
> I found this article:
> http://www.digitalt.tv/dvbs/test/grundigdsr6452s0.aspx Which explains that
> the EPG is loading quite slow, but it is there.
> Are there any good suggestions to where I should look for that kind of
> information in the transport stream?
> Thanx in advance
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