pvrxxx, linux code and modules

usleepless at gmail.com usleepless at gmail.com
Mon Apr 16 17:48:42 UTC 2007


On 4/16/07, Torfinn Ingolfsen <torfinn.ingolfsen at broadpark.no> wrote:
> On Mon, 16 Apr 2007 19:04:18 +0200
> usleepless at gmail.com wrote:
> > if there are problems with the pvr250-setchannel command, these need
> > to be addressed. what errors are you getting?
> I totally agree.
> The only "problem" I see with the pvr250-setchannel command is the need
> to exit the running application (example. mplayer) in order to change
> channels. And this "problem" will go away quite soon, I think.

have you tried this recently? what is the error you are getting? or do
you tune by the channel?

as far as i know, you can change the frequency by calling
pvr250-setchannel while the device is opened ( and playing in mplayer
for example ).

let me know,



> AFAIK, mplayer and most other players have code in them to do channel
> changes, so once we get a stable api (which we might already have with
> the V4L(2) apiwhich we use?), the remaining work will be to update /
> add to that code. Other applicatuions (like MythTV) already do all we
> need in the "device control" domain already.
> --
> Regards,
> Torfinn Ingolfsen,
> Norway
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