[MPlayer-users] Re: Mplayer TV options

Alban Bedel albeu at free.fr
Sun Apr 20 15:15:01 CEST 2003

Hi Javier Taibo,

on 20 Apr 2003 13:23:24 +0200 you wrote:

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read
> DOCS/bugreports.html]
>   Hello Albeu,
> > I posted a patch for the man page yesterday but seems like no dox
> > maintainer had the time to review it.
> > 
> > You must use this :
> > mplayer -tv driver=v4l:width=640:height=480:chanlist=europe-west
> > tv://23 or
> > mplayer
> > -tv driver=v4l:width=640:height=480:chanlist=europe-west:channel=23
> > tv://
>   Thank you very much. That solved the problem. I my random desperate
> quest I tried the syntax you did, but the problem was the "on" option in
> -tv. The error message seems to be a bit confusing, because it is more
> the "on" option than the "-tv" one which is deprecated. Removing the
> "on" and including the tv:// in any way works OK.

Yes it seems that nobody understood this message until now.
Any suggestion ?

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