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Donald Baud

Member

Thanks: 11
Messages: 21

#26
Could anyone please confirm if you are able to stream LiveTV from an IPTV stream on multimedia/tvheadend?

Ways to repeat this issue:
- Setup a network and Mux, and notice that you can't play IPTV stream
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Configuration -> DVB Inputs -> Networks -> Add
network name: ABCdirect

Configuration -> DVB Inputs -> Mux -> Add
url: http://abclive.abcnews.com/i/abc_live4@136330/index_1200_av-b.m3u8?sd=10&b=1200&rebase=on
mux name: abc-news
service name: abc-news

press the little Play logo
error: VLC or html5 browser unable to play
=======

The same setup works fine on ubuntu
 

PacketMan

Aspiring Daemon

Thanks: 131
Messages: 854

#27
Could anyone please confirm if you are able to stream LiveTV from an IPTV stream on multimedia/tvheadend?
I had it working last year but don't remember much about it. IPTV streams on the Internet would go to TVHeadend, and then VLC would play those streams. I gave up on it because the only streams I could find were ones that only played for 15 seconds.
 

balanga

Daemon

Thanks: 68
Messages: 2,059

#28
Could anyone please confirm if you are able to stream LiveTV from an IPTV stream on multimedia/tvheadend?

Ways to repeat this issue:
- Setup a network and Mux, and notice that you can't play IPTV stream
=======
Configuration -> DVB Inputs -> Networks -> Add
network name: ABCdirect

Configuration -> DVB Inputs -> Mux -> Add
url: http://abclive.abcnews.com/i/abc_live4@136330/index_1200_av-b.m3u8?sd=10&b=1200&rebase=on
mux name: abc-news
service name: abc-news

press the little Play logo
error: VLC or html5 browser unable to play
=======

The same setup works fine on ubuntu
I've never used IPTV streams, but tried to follow your instructions, although I may have got something wrong....

When the mouse cursor is above the Play logo, the url shown is
Code:
192.168.1.2:9981/play/stream/service/74e466ca6f18ac1506afcf3e8f63ec85?title=abc-news
when I click on a file is downloaded with the long filename above with an m3u extension.
When I try to launch vlc with this file an error msg pops up saying your input can't be opened
Code:
VLC is unable to open the MRL
'http://192.168.1.2:9981/play/stream/service/74e466ca6f18ac1506afcf3e8f63ec85?ticket=99D1c1..........'.Check the log for details.
This is on Windows 10.

I'd love to see this working so that I can access IPTV stream via TVheadend.
 

Phishfry

Son of Beastie

Thanks: 868
Messages: 2,648

#33
Did you notice the last part of that graph.
"Requires webcamd >= 3.1.0.4 and tda10071 firmware dvb-fe-tda10071.fw"
 

balanga

Daemon

Thanks: 68
Messages: 2,059

#34
Did you notice the last part of that graph.
"Requires webcamd >= 3.1.0.4 and tda10071 firmware dvb-fe-tda10071.fw"
I have webcamd 4.8.04 and the firmware file is in/boot/modules but I can't tell if it has been picked up.

Another part of the puzzle may be em28xx driver which is mentioned in the wiki but I haven't tracked it down yet....

Tvheadend works OK with this adapter using LibreELEC so I may be forced to go down that route, which would be a pity if I'm using an adapter which is supposed to work with FreeBSD.
 
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