[MPlayer-users] Trouble caputring audio with saa7134 tv card

Jindrich Makovicka makovick at kmlinux.fjfi.cvut.cz
Wed Aug 13 17:29:23 CEST 2003

Michael Meltner wrote:
> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Hello,
> looking for some hint on some trouble I have getting audio to work
> with my mencoder setup. The encoded AVI files does not contain any
> audio stream, neither from the TV card itself, nor from the line-in
> of my sound card.
> Xawtv runs smoothly, and I can separately record the TV audio with eg
> the command line tool 'record' , no problems here.
> I use Kernel 2.4.21 with the Kraxel patch for v4l2 and his saa7134 
> driver version 0.28. Now mencoder dumps this output:
> What is this ioctl failure? Why is the line-in sound not recorded
> although the mixer setting is unmuted and set to 'capture'? 
> (Otherwise 'record' would not work)
> What am I missing here?

Once more:

Please use the latest CVS and driver=v4l2 instead of v4l. I will ignore 
bugreports on v4l demuxer used on v4l2 kernel drivers, because v4l1 
compatibility layer included in the v4l2 kernel drivers is broken.

Jindrich Makovicka

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