[linux-dvb] Command line dvb tuning utilities

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Fri Nov 9 17:49:46 CET 2007

Simon Hargreaves wrote:
> What dvb tuning command line utilities are there for linux at the 
> moment? The options I have a zap, but this does not tune to a service ID 
> it requires specified video and audio pids, or dvbtune which although 
> will tune into a service id it doesn't set the dvr0 device up for TS 
> recording as well as locking the device so no other process can access 
> it. My programme is set up to do recording directly from the dvr0 data 
> stream, this used to work on my old kernel version but since updating my 
> system to use 2.6.22 it now longer appears to work.
> The only options appear to be coding my own command line interface to 
> the dvb device, but I'd rather not reinvent the wheel.

You can take a look at 

zap: http://linuxtv.org/hg/dvb-apps/file/bd51e3321c05/util/zap/
or gnutv: http://linuxtv.org/hg/dvb-apps/file/bd51e3321c05/util/gnutv/

whether it fits in.


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