[mythtv-users] Some Info on the Video Without Boundaries Boxes
warren-lists at icruise.com
Fri Apr 7 19:40:14 UTC 2006
Jesse Guardiani wrote:
> Warren wrote:
>> Jesse Guardiani wrote:
>>> Let us know what result you get. BTW, how are you "hard wiring" it to
>>> the network if not via the PCMCIA?
>>> Does it have an ethernet port?
>>> Also, you mentioned before that the RCA video input on the back isn't
>>> connected to the hardware encoder.
>>> What's it connected to then?
>> You answered the ethernet port question (Realtek 8139 series to be
>> more specific). The video input IIRC is on the I2C bus and is
>> available as /dev/video1 (or one of those 0-2) through V4L. The ivtv
>> cards generally showed up as video3. Depending on the driver set
>> used, the Sigma chip was video1 and the direct input video0 or
>> sometimes visa-versa. I used to use softlinks so I could change them
>> easily when newer drivers were introduced.
> So are you saying there is one frame grabber and one hardware encoder?
There is one frame grabber. The hardware encoder is not there in the 4000.
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