[vlc-devel] Re: Broadcasting/multicasting a DVB transponder signal

Måns Rullgård mru at mru.ath.cx
Fri Dec 31 16:54:21 CET 2004

Marius Kjeldahl <marius at kjeldahl.net> writes:

> Benjamin PRACHT wrote:
>> Well, I cannot see any obvious issue in your syntax. Could you send us
>> the complete log ?
> I've attached a log to this email.
>> Another possibility could be that your dvb card and/or your drivers
>> don't have support for the "budget-mode", that allows to grap several
>> programs at the same time. What kind of card is the Twinham card you are
>> using ? Does it include a MPEG decoder ? Did you find any info on a way
>> to enable the budget mode in the drivers ?
> The name on the box of the cards I use is "TwinhanDTV Sat-CI". The
> "features list" does not list any MPEG decoder, and considering it's a
> relative low-cost card I doubt they have stuck a decoder on it.

The Twinhan cards do not have any hardware decoder.  Furthermore, the
vendor supplied driver supports retrieval of the full transport
stream, so the hardware definitely has the capability.

Måns Rullgård
mru at mru.ath.cx

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