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Re: need help on running mplayer to watch tv

deloptes writes:
> Long Wind wrote:
> > i can watch tv with xawtv
> > now i want to use mplayer
> > 
> > mplayer -tv driver=v4l2:width=640:height=480:input=1 -vo xv tv://
> >

    mplayer tv://3 -tv device=/dev/video-tv

(for video coming in on channel 3 of the TV card, driver in
/dev/video-tv,) and:

    amixer -c 0 sset Capture '72%,72%' cap
    amixer -c 0 sset 'Input Source' Line
    amixer -c 0 sset PCM '74%,74%' unmute
    amixer -c 0 sset Line '74%,74%' unmute

else, piddle with pulseaudio(1).


BTW, for a WinTV card, 38101, lspci(1):

    Multimedia video controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Video Capture (rev 11)


John Conover, conover@rahul.net, http://www.johncon.com/

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