[MPlayer-users] Re: slightly confused by mencoder output

The Eye mhellwig at gmx.at
Tue Sep 13 00:30:29 CEST 2005

On Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 11:55:36PM +0200, The Eye wrote:
> On Mon, Sep 12, 2005 at 10:30:58PM +0200, Matthias Wieser wrote:
> > Am Montag, 12. September 2005 09:26 schrieb The Eye:
> > > But afaik, there's no way to record stuff directly from the soundcard
> > > for saa7134-based card (i.e. like the btaudio thing). Or is there?
> > 
> > modinfo saa7134 | grep oss
> > 
> > But it does not work right with my TV card.
> > 
> whoa, thanks for the pointer. Just realized: If I just modprobe saa7134
> oss=1, then it doesn't work and dmesg gives me the error message:
> saa7134[0]/audio: audio carrier scan failed, using 5.500 MHz [default]
> _but_, if I modprobe saa7134, run a tv-application, rmmod it and then
> modprobe it again, this time with oss=1 as option, it works. so somehow
> it seems it needs to be initialized by being tuned to some frequency ..
> or something like that

just found out something more: if I actually use this capability of my
tv-card, my computer crashes. In a hard way, not even alt-sysrq works
any more. So back to square one *sigh*

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