New ffmpeg CVS versions

Jacob Meuser jakemsr at
Sat May 7 13:24:37 PDT 2005

On Sat, May 07, 2005 at 12:14:25AM -0300, Mario Sergio Fujikawa Ferreira wrote:
> Hi,
> 	I have updated the ffmpeg-devel port with all the latest
> suggestions. However, the tv capture is not yet working.
> $ ffmpeg output.mpg
> ffmpeg version 0.4.9-pre1, build 4753, Copyright (c) 2000-2004 Fabrice Bellard
>   configuration:  --cc=/usr/local/libexec/ccache/cc --prefix=/usr/local --make=gmake --disable-debug --enable-memalign-hack --enable-shared --source-path=/usr/home/lioux/src/myports/tmp/ffmpeg-devel/work/ffmpeg --enable-a52 --enable-a52bin --enable-dts --enable-faac --enable-faad --enable-faadbin --enable-gpl --enable-mp3lame --enable-libogg --enable-pp --enable-shared-pp --enable-pthreads --enable-vorbis --enable-x264 --enable-xvid 
>   built on May  6 2005 23:24:05, gcc: 3.4.2 [FreeBSD] 20040728
> Could not find video grab device

you should specify the frame grab size, or it may try to use too large
of an area and error out, giving the misleading message above.

ffmpeg -s 640x480 output.mpg

and you'll probbaly want to use a higher bitrate ... man ffmpeg.

<jakemsr at>

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