[lug] Re: ivtv: now what?
caldodge at gmail.com
Tue Jun 5 12:52:42 MDT 2007
On 6/5/07, steve at badcheese.com <steve at badcheese.com> wrote:
> If mplayer shows snow, then you recorded snow. :)
> It's possible that your capture card is sending one input to /dev/video0
> and another input to /dev/video1, etc ... Need to read-up on the driver
> and find out which input you need to listen to.
You need to set the input device. For example, when I set my PVR-500
for MythTV, it listed 5 possible inputs for each tuner (the PVR-500
has 2), including TV tuner, S-video, and composite (one of which
apparently corresponds to the 3 component RCA jacks).
I'm sorry - I don't know exactly what ivtv command and option to use,
since I let MythTV handle that.
But if the "v4l2-ctl" command is handy, you might try "v4l2-ctl -i n"
(where n=1 or higher), and try recording after each invocation of that
command. (if it's like my PVR-500, "0" is the TV tuner)
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