[pvrusb2] It's alive! or Findings so far

Per Christian Henden perchrh at pvv.org
Sat Sep 10 06:35:19 CDT 2005

On Saturday 10 September 2005 13:17, Mike Isely wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Sep 2005, Per Christian Henden wrote:
> > I had the following problem:
> > When I used mplayer, I got a bad picture.
> > The color and placement of parts of the picture was completely wrong.
> > When I used xawtv I didn't get a picture.
> > My solution: start xawtv before mplayer, that makes the picture right
> > and then unmute the sound using the sysfs interface.
> That's very strange.  If you just feed mplayer an mpeg2 file does it still
> do this?  If not, then try this:
> cat /dev/video0 >/tmp/foo.mpg # or /dev/video1 or whatever
> ^C # after a few seconds
> mplayer foo.mpg
> Do this without your xawtv workaround.  Does it still screw up?  

> Can you 
> transfer that foo.mpg to another machine and see the same problem? 

> I'm 
> trying to figure out if this is mplayer (or maybe your video driver) or if
> it is the driver.

Ok, I uploaded the mpeg2 file to http://www.pvv.org/~perchrh/tvtest.vob 


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