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

mtrax11 mylists at wilsononline.id.au
Sat Sep 16 22:44:30 UTC 2006

Janne Grunau wrote:
> 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.
> Janne
mine has  the following chip:
cx88[0]/2: cx2388x based dvb card
is this close enought?
If not, What does it take to add support for other chipsets?
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