[linux-dvb] Is there a daemon style program for scheduled DVB recording?

Nico Sabbi Nicola.Sabbi at poste.it
Sat Feb 23 10:41:21 CET 2008

Il Saturday 23 February 2008 09:14:44 Adam Nielsen ha scritto:
> Hi everyone,
> I'm currently setting up a new server that will (among other things)
> record TV shows for me.  In the past I've used cron to schedule
> recording jobs, and I've used dvbrecord to do the actual recording.
> This set up has served me well for many years, but unfortunately
> dvbrecord doesn't seem to exist any more, and it never supported
> programs with AC3 audio anyway (which is pretty much all the HDTV
> channels here in Australia.)
> If you were setting up a headless machine to record TV shows, what
> programs would you use to do this?  Ideally I'd like the shows dumped
> into a local directory, so that I can watch them over NFS with mplayer,
> but I'm open to alternatives.
> I really want to avoid running a whole "media centre" program like
> MythTV, VDR, etc. as I'd like this to be lean and clean and I don't mind
> using the command line for playback.
> Any suggestions?  I'd be happy to document the final system,
> installation, configuration, etc. on the LinuxTV wiki, as I couldn't
> find any info about this sort of thing on there at the moment.
> Many thanks,
> Adam.

there used to be dvbd somewhere sometimes, although I can't say how
it works because I never used it

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