[mythtv] Ticket #2044: add support for v4l2 mpeg encoding api

Janne Grunau janne-mythtv at grunau.be
Sat Sep 16 17:17:27 UTC 2006

Fixed quoting

On Friday 15 September 2006 03:32, Paul wrote:
>> attached patch implements the new V4L2 mpeg encoding api in
>> MPEGRecorder. The API is added to the upcoming kernel 2.6.18.
>> Supported cards will be ivtv release 0.8 and in kernel drivers for
>> pvr2usb and cx88-blackbird.
>> I'm not sure if the vbi support is working since current ivtv has no
>> vbi support.
> Does this patch support other Cx88 devices that use V4L analog
> capture? eg I have a DNTV-Live -Pro which uses the cx88-dvb modules
> and the capture in MythTV is poor

No, it supports only cards with a integrated MPEG encoder chip (for now 
the cx2341x). The raw video capture is supported by the regular 
V4l/V4L2-API and DVB/ATSC Broadcast are supported by DVB subsystem.


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