[MPlayer-users] Re: ATSC testers needed

Nico Sabbi nsabbi at tiscali.it
Thu Jan 6 10:49:14 CET 2005

Nico Sabbi wrote:

> 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).
>    Nico


committed to cvs.

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