[mythtv-users] Happauge HVR-1800 . . . latest opinions?

David Rees drees76 at gmail.com
Tue Mar 3 02:31:38 UTC 2009


On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 5:58 PM, Brian Steele <steele.brian at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Feb 25, 2009 at 4:28 PM, George Nassas <gnassas at mac.com> wrote:
>> BTW, how did you do the capture? Nothing I tried seem to work for me.
>
> From a bash script:
>
> cat /dev/video0 > /tmp/blah.mpg &
> _pid=$!
> sleep 5
> kill -TERM $_pid
> rm -f /tmp/blah.mpg

Slightly simpler version for you which eliminates a bit of IO since
you're just deleting the tmp file anyway.  And in theory, writing to
/tmp without using mktemp is a security hole.

cat /dev/video0 > /dev/null &
_pid=$!
sleep 5
kill -TERM $_pid

-Dave


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