[MPlayer-users] no encoding of TV audio

Jindrich Makovicka makovick at kmlinux.fjfi.cvut.cz
Tue Aug 12 22:58:40 CEST 2003

Michael Meltner wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hello all,
> I can't get mencoder to encode audio from my TV card. Xawtv runs
> smoothly including audio through line-in cable, and I can record
> TV audio with the stand-alone program 'record' via line-in. All
> mixer settings (like line-in capture) are set to make this work.
> But mencoder refuses to do audio coding as well, I just get a
> video stream in an AVI file. I use Kernel 2.4.21, Kraxel's v4l2
> patch for this kernel and the SAA 7134 driver rev 0.28. Also
> alsa 0.9.6 with ALS4000 based sound card
> I start mencoder with this:
> mencoder -tv on:driver=v4l:norm=pal:channel=E2:width=192:
> height=144:forceaudio:amode=0:forcechan=2:adevice=/dev/dsp0:
> audioid=0:volume=65000 -ovc lavc -lavcopts vcodec=mpeg4:
> vbitrate=900 -oac pcm -vop pp=lb -o test
> then I get this output: What is this ioctl error?

v4l1 compatibility layer in v4l2 is broken. try using driver=v4l2.

Jindrich Makovicka

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