[MPlayer-users] Sliced Image when grabbing from v4l2

Sascha Sommer saschasommer at freenet.de
Sat Aug 6 13:27:30 CEST 2005

On Saturday 06 August 2005 13:10, Reto E. Koenig wrote:
> Hey thanks for answering me!
> Well I tried, what you suggested and realized, that xawtv seems to be
> running without overlay, but still is able to produce the desired output.
> That's what it says...
> This is xawtv-3.94, running on Linux/i686 (2.6.12-kanotix-1)
> WARNING: Your X-Server has no DGA support.
> /dev/video0 [v4l2]: no overlay support
> v4l-conf had some trouble, trying to continue anyway
> I must say, that the module, I am using is very! experimental, but still,
> after having had success on xawtv, I thought mplayer could cope with it
> too!?
> If of any use, this is the v4l-info:
> ### v4l2 device info [/dev/video0] ###
> general info
>         driver                  : "em2800"
>         card                    : "Terratec Cinergy 200 USB"

Ugh. That looks like my driver...

I get the best quality with the latest snapshot I uploaded and someting like 
mplayer tv://0 -tv driver=v4l2:outfmt=yuy2:input=2:width=360:height=576 -x 2

You might also want to add a deinterlace filter.
tvtime should work now, too.



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