This system doesn’t have udev or better, it has, but basically you cannot touch it so I need to build the kernel modules and then insmod them one after another. It depends on pygtk and uses mplayer as a player backend. Post as a guest Name. Where does the OS find this information about the tuner? I would like to replicate on the embedded system the exact procedure that Debian does.

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Now you can compile mplayer with DVB support.

After you have done that you first have to scan for channels before you can use mplayer. Installation Make sure that the following prerequisites are met: It depends on pygtk and uses freebds as a player backend.

DVB-S Live TV on FreeBSD with MythTV 0.23 and webcamd

There are still some issues with packet loss that can result in audio glitches and artifacts in the picture every now and then. Now that you have the driver loaded it is time to plug in your DVB-T device, after you have done that you should see something like this in your dmesg:. When connecting an USB tuner to a Vreebsd virtual machine, the system automatically loads the required kernel modules for tuners and frontends using udev. By using our site, you acknowledge that you have read and understand our Cookie PolicyPrivacy Policyand our Terms of Service.

For it to work it requires uhideither compiled in your kernel or loaded as a module. You have a computer with USB2.


Sign up using Email and Password. Some other devices, instead, are more difficult and this raises my question. Post as a guest Name. You can also use mplayer for watching Live TV and dd to save a stream to a file more on that later. Email Required, but never shown.

But even if I have the tuner attached on freesd embedded system which doesn’t use udev how can I “inspect” the different i2c aliases?

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While mplayer is running you can uses the h and k keys to switch to another channel Note if you are tuned to a radio station you may also have to freegsd the enter key. So depending on your location the supplied mini antenna is either good enough as in my case or you require an external roof antenna or you may not receive anything at all!

The latest version of Kaffeine in the ports tree is already configured to work with DVB, so all you have to do is make sure your ports tree is up to date and install Kaffeine from there. I’m trying to compile loadable kernel modules.

Where db the OS find this information about the tuner?

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It also requires a configuration file with the keycodes and commands to execute, a sample configuration file dvbremote. Sign up or log in Sign up using Google. You can use dd to save a stream to a file, it is saved in MPEG-TS format and the file can later be played back with mplayer, kaffeine or any other multimedia player:.


Now download the recommended firmware file from any of these locations: This driver is considered experimental. If it’s hardcoded somewhere, can I extract it to understand which are the correct kernel modules for a tuner by its lsusb ID? I would like to replicate on the embedded system the exact procedure that Debian does.

Note that you have to be a member of the operator group or root to do this. With some devices it’s easy, for example Hauppauge By clicking “Post Your Answer”, you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of serviceprivacy policy and cookie policyand that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies. To automatically download the firmware to your DVB-T device whenever you plug it in, copy the file loadfirmware.

[linux-dvb] Re: drivers for FreeBSD?

The reception quality of Dcb signals is very much location dependent. By continuing to search on the net, I found that udev may use modalias to match the available kernel modules and see if they’re needed.

As you can see, there are no references here to the frontends a and TDA which exist on kernel 4.