[linux-dvb] help with dvbstream network streaming
Nicola.Sabbi at poste.it
Thu Aug 7 15:11:34 CEST 2008
On Thursday 07 August 2008 14:51:46 Jody Gugelhupf wrote:
> Hi people,
> I have a dvb-s card, I got it working finally in ubuntu :) (more
> information about my hardware at the end of the mail, in case it is
> needed). I have been looking around for a good dvbstream tutorial,
> but haven't really found one, also the man page does not seem to be
> complete. I would like to stream from my some the machine with the
> dvb-s card to clients in the network and maybe also on the
> I don't get how to specify the command I have tried several things,
> e.g.: dvbstream -f 11567 -p v -s 22000 -D 0 -i 192.168.2.23 -r 1237
> -f is the frequency in what? hz, mhz, ghz??
Mhz (it's a bit more tolerant than that, but always yse Mhz)
> -p polarization, ok that's clear either horizontal or vertical
> -s symbolrate also not clear on that,
> -D inidcated which LNB to use, no problem here
-D 0 means nothing: 1..4 or A or B
> -i to what ip to send the stream?
> -r the port on to send the stream
use -net ip:port instead
> and what about 22khz tone how can i specify in dvbstream to turn it
> on or off
it's generated according to diseqc, frequency and polarization
> Here what I get when I execute the command above:
> dvbstream -f 11567 -p v -s 22000 -D 0
and what pids or programs?
> dvbstream v0.6 - (C) Dave Chapman 2001-2004
old, use an fresh cvs checkout
> Why isn't it able to lock to the signal? I can watch the station on
> kaffeine or mplayer or xine...
you didn't tell dvbstream what to do
> I also don't understand the channels.conf file syntax completly, if
> someon could explain that as well, e.g.:
> ARTE:11567:v:1:22000:167:136:9019 (same as the dvbstream
> command above)
> I guess one is for the audio pid and one for video pid, but which
> ones and what about the other 2 remaining entries?
> Also can I stream just one channel or more at the same time?
as many as you stream, see at the bottom
> And I was wondering about my CI module, it is connected to the
> dvb-s card, can I check somehow that it is recognized and working?
> I don't have yet a cam or card...
there's no support for decryption in dvbstream
> OK that's it would be happy about some help or pointers to some
> tutorials or something, thx in advance,
> from here on it's just hardware info about my machine...
> thx jody :)
dvbstream -f 11800 -p V -s 22500 -udp -net 126.96.36.199:5000 0 512
650 -prog -net 188.8.131.52:5001 TV1 TV2 -net 192.168.0.11:3000 TV1 TV3
and so on. In short, you can select the streams to transmit by name or
by pid and mix them as you want, eventually repeated
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