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1998c: Video with Linux

(by David Kramer; December 16, 1998)

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Meeting Notes - Video with Linux, Wed 16 Dec 1998

Meeting Notes - Video with Linux, Wed 16 Dec 1998

Taken by David Kramer


NEXT MONTH  WERE IN 4-370
	3RD FOOR  LEFT OUT OF ELEV
	SMALLTALK ON LINUX
LINUX INSTALLFEST LATE JAN-EARLY FEB
PEOPLE
	ROBERT  ROUGH FACE (NORTHERN EXPOSURE BARTENDER)
	JABBER  BIG GUY
WWW.ASALES.COM
	SURPLUS HARDWARE
	DYNAMIC IP

MASS AVE 
RIGHT ON VASSAR
FOLLOW VASSAR CURVE
LEFT ON BWAY
RIGHT ON HAMPSHIRE
1/2 BLOCK

--------------------------------------------------
TRY
	ID
	/^SRCH FOR PREV CMD
	[A]BECKER HAS LINUX PORT RESET FOR LINKSYS ETH CARD
	WWW.LINUXSOUP.COM
	.FVWMMRC  /ETC/X ONE ONE/WMCONFIG
	.XSESSION  
	HAUPPAGUE TV VIDEO CAARD  WINTV 40 PCI
	TV CARD TALKS TO VID CARD DIRECTLY THRU PCI
		CPU NOT INVOLVED
	VIDCARD MUST WORK WITH TV CARD, MOST PCI WILL

SOFTWARE
	AT LEAST 2.0.35 KERNEL
	9V4L API   VIDEO FOR LINUX  DRAFT 2.2
		V4L2 WILL BE MORE GENERIC, FLEXIBLE
	BTTV  DEV DRIVER MODULE FOR BROOKTREE VID CHIPSET
	XAWTV- TV APP  INCLUDES BTTV
	VSTREAM -IPC, SCREEN ,STREAMING, WRITE TO DISK
BUZZWORDS
	MPEG-  XANIM, MPEG_PLAY, MPEG2_ENCODER, ETC
		WWW.MPEG.ORG
	NTSC 525 LINES/FTAME
		NEVER TWICE SAME COLOR
	PAL 625 LINES/FRAME
		PICTURES AT LAST
		PEOPLE ARE LAVENDAR
	SECAM  LIKE PAL BUT FRENCH, INCOMPAT
		SYSTEM ESSENTIALLY CONTRARY TO AMERICAN MODEL
	VHS  VHS/CC  240   HORIZ LINES OF RESOLUTION
	VIDEO8   280
	SVHS  400
	LASER DISK  425
	HI8  440
INSTALL
	XAWTV 2.31 INCLUDES BTTV, SO JUST INSTALL THAT
	VSTREAM 0.4.4  RECORDING UTIL
		YOU ALSO NEEED MPEG.ENC.PATCH
			MUST EDIT MAKEFILE WITH PATHS
			
	/ETC/RC.MODULES
RUN
	STREAM 160 120 AUDIO.OUT VIDEO.OUT
		TO RECORD
	THEN XSV AUDIO.OUT VIDEO.OUT TO PLAY
	CREATE STR2PPM.PAR   SETS UP MPEG2_ENCODE
		11 SEC=17MEG VIDEO 875K AUDIO
	MPEG2ENCODE IN OUT
	MPEG_PLAY OUT.MPG   
		11 SEC = 33K




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