[MPlayer-users] [BUG] Annoying problem running v4l2

Stevan C. cest at ptt.yu
Thu Jan 22 21:13:15 CET 2004

What about appendint this few commands to your init-scripts?

At least for your final (i guess init 5) runlevel?

I'm not an expert, but it seems that your problem is rather OS-related than 
caused by mplayer's behavior.


On Thursday 22 January 2004 01:16 pm, darkshadow at shaw.ca wrote:
> There are actually no errors that show up but after a reboot if I try
> playing or recording using v4l2 from my tv card (pinnacle pctv pro) i get a
> screwed up picture. To fix this I have to run the same command but change
> it to v4l then after that v4l2 works perfectly.
> I usually forget about this since I only reboot for kernel upgrades
> (currently 2.6.0) or hardware upgrades and may last months on one kernel.
> But now I want this fixed since just yesterday I missed a important show I
> wanted to see since I rebooted 2 days ago for a new case fan.
> The command I use to record shows is
> mencoder\
>  tv:// -tv driver=v4l2:norm=ntsc:fps=29.97:input=2:width=640:height=480\
> :alsa:adevice=hw.0,0:audiorate=48000:amode=1\
>  -oac lavc -ovc copy\
>  -lavcopts acodec=ac3:abitrate=192\
>  -o $1.avi\
>  -endpos 64:00
> How can I change this so that when run after a reboot my picture is not
> totally screwed up
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