[MPlayer-users] Re: mplayer audio from TV line???

Bill Eldridge bill at rfa.org
Fri Aug 29 11:06:18 CEST 2003

rcooley wrote:

> [Automatic answer: RTFM (read DOCS, FAQ), also read DOCS/bugreports.html]
> Bill Eldridge wrote:
>> Well, if a command does nothing, it shouldn't be there, or should be 
>> noted as doing nothing.
> It does plenty.
>> Well, "sounds like" is awfully presumptious. Did you try it?  It's in 
>> the same section for -tv as
>> adevice, driver, device, input, freq, etc., and I can use all of 
>> those no problem.
> I say "sounds like" because of they way you said it.  You didn't say 
> it does nothing, you said it "doesn't exist".

Yes, it "doesn't exist":

"Option tv: Unknown suboption immediatemode"

>> I set adevice=/dev/dsp::immediatemode=1:input=0:driver=v4l2:.... (the 
>> man page says boolean for
>> immediatemode). I just now checked and it doesn't work for mencoder 
>> either (I didn't need
>> it before for mencoder, since the default there is what I need).
> No, it won't do anything benefital for mencoder, but that's not an 
> issue according to your posts.

Not only won't it do anything, it's an unrecognized suboption as well.

>> So, if you can try it and get the immediatemode parameter to work, 
>> please send the
>> command line to me and I'll try it.
> I do not have a TV card supported by btaudio, so I don't need it, nor 
> could I test it if I wanted to.

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