[mythtv] WG: MythTV with V4L2 and SAA7134...
ijr at po.cwru.edu
Wed May 14 12:19:16 EDT 2003
On Wednesday 14 May 2003 11:10 am, Pferdekaemper, Thorsten wrote:
> I am rather new to MythTV, but I believe that I have succeded to run
> MythTV with V4L2. There was a posting some time ago about that, but
> simply #define V4L2 did not work. Instead I had to do the following:
> 1. Copy new videodev.h and videodev2.h from the v4l2 intallation
> directory to /usr/include/linux 2. #define V4L2 (for example in
> 3. In videodev.h, deleted #include linux/time.h.
> 4. Did some code changes in NuppelVideoRecorder.cpp. There were a some
> syntax errors from the compiler. But it was obvious what to do from
> looking at videodef2.h (If someone is interested in what I have changed
> exactly, please let me know.) After all, it works now. But it also worked
> before and I am not sure, if I have any benefits from V4L2 now. Perhaps
> someone can tell about their experiences with MythTV and V4L2/SAA7134.
> Kind regards,
This isn't necessary with current CVS. I've got my own copies of videodev.h
and videodev2.h, and mythtv no longer uses the system include files.
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