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

mtrax11 mylists at wilsononline.id.au
Sat Sep 16 22:47:04 UTC 2006

mtrax11 wrote:
> 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?

BTW excuse my ignorace but doesn't the V4L modules take care of the hardware
 ie if its supported by V4L should just work for all devices which have
drivers ?


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