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Old 04-14-2003, 08:37 AM   #1
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video capture card


Hi everybody ,

I have a problem with my video capture card, it's a captivator PCI from Videologic.

When I want to install it with the insmod command it doesn't match.

==> bttv0: using: BT848A( *** UNKNOWN/GENERIC **) [card=0,autodetected]

So I would like to use the card option from the insmod command like following :

insmod bttv card=x

But the problem is that I don't know the number I have to write at the place of the x.

I have a list of card but I don't see mine !!!

Could someone help me and give me the number I should try ???

thanks
 
Old 04-14-2003, 12:46 PM   #2
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if it's not on there just try a load.

rmmod bttv; insmod bttv card=#; xawtv

just keep running that, increasing the number each time till you get a good'un. that's if you use xawtv of course...
 
Old 04-14-2003, 02:44 PM   #3
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You can also have a look in the bttv documentation which you will find if you have the kernel source installed. Look in /usr/src/linux/Documentation/video4linux/bttv/ for the CARDLIST and Cards files.
 
Old 04-15-2003, 04:59 AM   #4
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More problem than before...............

I have fund the number of my card and it's perfect but know when I try to launch xawtv or vic (video conferencing tool ) I only see a blue screen .

I looked at the xawt faq but it didn't help me , so if someone know what I can do to remove the blue screen, it would be nice .

 
Old 04-15-2003, 01:14 PM   #5
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erm, how can it be perfect if you only get a blue screen???

try setting the right frequency table, colours etc... just like you normally would anywhere else.
 
Old 04-16-2003, 05:19 AM   #6
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Hi,

Well I'd like very much to set the right frequency table and colours ..... but what does it mean I am a !!!

What I just know to do is to set the Port ( Televesion, Composite, S-Video ), the Signal ( NTSC, PAL, SECAM )
and that's all for the transmition using vic.

And for Xawtv I know nothing ...
 
  


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