[mythtv-users] Recording from a video camera
fishburn at ianywhere.com
Mon Dec 4 00:35:51 UTC 2006
> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org
> [mailto:mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Nick Morrott
> Sent: Sunday, December 03, 2006 6:35 PM
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Recording from a video camera
> On 03/12/06, David Fishburn <fishburn at ianywhere.com> wrote:
> > MythTV 0.20
> > Ivtv 0.8.1
> > Kernel 22.214.171.124
> > I found a good thread on this:
> > g=vide
> > o%20camera;#175172
> > g=chan
> > ge%20capture%20resolution;#232857
> > Where Mike suggested:
> > ivtvctl -u 0x3000
> > ivtvctl -p 6
> > ivtvctl -f width=720,height=480
> > dd if=/dev/video0 of=/tmp/myvideo.mpg
> > Problem is with ivtv 0.8.1 none of these switches exist
> anymore. Or
> > at least I get usage with them.
> In the newer ivtv releases, many non-ivtv specific functions
> have been moved from ivtvctl to v4l2-ctl. See
Thanks for the response.
I have to say it all sounds like chinese to me.
The switches are all different and I don't have a version of itvtvctl to
compare the switches with.
Would anyone help me be able to map:
ivtvctl -u 0x3000 ==> v4l2-ctl -?
- Looks like it might be:
- v4l2-ctl --set-codec-params=0x3000
- But I really don't know why I would be setting this.
This is just an older analog Samsung video camera. I usually attach it to
me VCR and choose Line1. Never really had to bother otherwise.
ivtvctl -p # ==> v4l2-ctl -?
- Hmm, might be:
- v4l2-ctl --set-input=<num>, but how do you decide what # to use.
/dev/video /dev/video1 /dev/video25 /dev/video33
/dev/video0 /dev/video24 /dev/video32
I have tried capturing from all devices and only 0,1 have video (tuner data)
ivtvctl -f width=720,height=480 ==> v4l2-ctl -?
- v4l2-ctl --set-format=width=<720>,height=<480>
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