[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Extend pvr support to non-ivtv v4l2 cards (e.g. cx88-blackbird)
richard at hovis.net
Sat Dec 1 16:00:34 CET 2007
I have just been testing using webcams and video
capture cards. No TV tuner cards so far.
Others here may have done this with v4l2. Of course
you may have more luck with v4l(1) devices.
Sorry I can't be more helpful,
ying lcs wrote:
> On Dec 1, 2007 8:48 AM, Richard Hosking <richard at hovis.net> wrote:
>> Correct. I don't have such a card so I personally cannot add
>> support. This is also true for the tuner functions at the
>> moment though I am hoping to get my hands on a new DVB card
>> soon to fill these gaps.
> Hi, Can you please tell me which TV card that VLC currently support on linux?
> I would like to watch TV using VLC in ubuntu 7.10.
> Thank you.
>> Antoine Cellerier wrote:
>>> On Sat, Dec 01, 2007, Jean-Paul Saman wrote:
>>>> Dennis Lou wrote:
>>>>> The current pvr access module is capable of controlling and accessing non-ivtv v4l2 HW MPEG encoding cards but the current driver check code does not allow it. This patch enhances the driver check code to allow non-ivtv v4l2 HW MPEG encoding cards (e.g. cx88-blackbird) to use the pvr access module.
>>>> Why don't you use the v4l2 access module for this?
>>> As far as I know our v4l2 access module doesn't support encoding cards
>>> yet. So a small change in the pvr module indeed looks easier for the
>>> time being. (I agree that in the long run it'd be better to have
>>> everything v4l2 related in the v4l2 module)
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