multimedia/kbtv: broken saa kmod?

Boris Samorodov bsam at
Mon Feb 12 21:28:28 UTC 2007

On Mon, 12 Feb 2007 21:45:19 +0100 Danny Pansters wrote:

> I see you are Russian; I'm not sure if it applies to you, but please note that 
> secam doesnt work, only pal d/k/L' (whichever you may need). You'd probably 

Ah, yes. That explains why last summer I can't get it to work via

This time I've got a video camera and want to use the video input.

> get black-and-white video and no sound. While it may be easy to add the 
> needed audio carrier frequencies (if provided with the correct values) in my 
> own code, the handling of secam video in the saa driver may be harder 
> considering that I can't really test. It may be possible to deal with it in 
> my own code while rendering, and do a conversion there but that will probably 
> be slow. It would be great if someone would just sent me a secam patch :)

Yep, it'll be great. I may test those patches. ;-)

Boris Samorodov (bsam)
Research Engineer, Telephone & Internet SP
FreeBSD committer, The Power To Serve

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