[pvrusb2] It's alive! or Findings so far
isely at isely.net
Sat Sep 10 06:47:32 CDT 2005
On Sat, 10 Sep 2005, Per Christian Henden wrote:
> 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
I'm downloading the file now. But I will have to look at it later on
tonight (about 11 hours from now). I have to head out for an all-day
event so I'm out of time now.
I'm really curious to know what xawtv is doing to "fix" this driver. From
the driver's viewpoint they should look the same.
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