[MPlayer-users] Re: ATSC testers needed

Nico Sabbi nsabbi at tiscali.it
Thu Jan 6 00:43:03 CET 2005

sean wrote:

> Nico Sabbi wrote:
>> Hi,
>> the last version of linuxtv.org's dvb drivers (dvb-kernel available 
>> here http://www.linuxtv.org:81/cvs/)
>> has initial support for ATSC cards.
>> I attached a patch for mplayer-cvs: it should permit to tune digital 
>> channels with the dvb:// syntax.
>> The channels file needed is ~/.mplayer/channels.conf.atsc; its syntax is
>> name|frequency|modulation|video_pids|audio_pids
>> I would be grateful if someone would test the code (I can't: not ATSC 
>> in italy).
> I've got a pcHDTV3000 card that gets atsc, which doesn't use the dvb 
> drivers. If I understand you correctly, the cvs dvb-kernel drivers now 
> support this card.  And with your patch, mplayer can use it. ( now we 
> use a specially patched version of xine - xine-hd).
> I'd be happy to test it if this is the sort of setup you have in mind.
> But a question: Has this dvb driver been included in recent kernels? 
> I'm using 2.6.10.
> sean

I don't know, you should check the drivers "dvb-kernel" from cvs 
following the instructions
in the page I linked  in my previous email.
It seems that the only ATSC card supported is Technisat Air2pc-ATSC; 
maybe yours is a clone
of this?

New patch for mplayer-cvs attached (and fixed).


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