[vdr] setting tv standard in /dev/video0

Oliver Endriss o.endriss at gmx.de
Thu Jun 7 00:02:31 CEST 2007


Stone wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I am currently using VDR with a Nexus-S FF card in an NTSC environment. For
> a long time, I could never get the correct tv standard (NTSC) while trying
> to watch television via VDRAdmin. I recently noticed that once I stream VDR
> using VLC and its v4l interface, something in /dev/video0 gets set to NTSC,
> because from then on, the video is correctly set to NTSC mode and I can
> watch television via the VDRAdmin television interface.

Basically there are two ways to select NTSC mode:
- v4lctl setnorm NTSC
- module parameter 'tv_standard' for dvb-ttpci

modinfo dvb-ttpci:
...
parmtype:       tv_standard:int
parm:           tv_standard:TV standard: 0 PAL (default), 1 NTSC
...

Oliver

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