any application that can read straight form a tv tuner device?
stapleton.41 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 9 12:23:25 UTC 2007
I read all of these, thanks everyone for the assist, I'll play with
them today. These should help me debug my tuner as well.
On 3/8/07, Kevin Downey <redchin at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/8/07, Jim Stapleton <stapleton.41 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > i.e.
> > $ SomeMpegViewer < /dev/cxm0
> > would alow me to use my TV tuner? The application would be used ONLY
> > for video/audio. Channel changing and such would be handled by another
> > appliation on the command line.
> > I tried mplayer since it was supposed to be able to handle mpg videos
> > from stdin, however it gave me an error saying there was too much data
> > per packet (I don't have it with me at the moment, so I can't say
> > exactly what it is)
> > I found that, if I have enough delay between the two commands,
> > $ cat /dev/cxm0 > /tmp/tvfile
> > $ noatun /tmp/tvfile
> > does the job I need, but, it has some latency, which can be
> > problematic (especially if I were playing a console game), also it
> > tends to create a rather large file, unncecessarily.
> > Thanks,
> > -Jim Stapleton
> you can run
> cat /dev/cxm0|vlc stream:///dev/stdin
> and watch in vlc. You would think: vlc stream:///dev/cxm0 would work
> without the pipe, but it doesn't.
> The biggest problem with communication is the illusion that it has occurred.
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