[linux-dvb] problems capturing analog and digital at the same time with lifeview trio

Nico Sabbi nicola_sabbi at fastwebnet.it
Tue Sep 5 23:59:48 CEST 2006

Hartmut Hackmann wrote:

> Hi,
> rghetta wrote:
>> Suggestions ?
> There is a limitation in the saa713x pci bridges: They are not able to
> handle more than 4 simultanous DMA streams. This has the impact that 
> if you
> have DVB active, you are not able to use the so-called planar video 
> formats,
> but all others work.
> I don't use mplayer frequently, but as far as i remember, mplayer uses a
> planar format by default.
> Can anybody jump in? As far as i know, mplayer allows to select the 
> format.
> Best regards
>    Hartmut

the trick is to append to mplayer the option:

-tv outfmt=yuy2

mine is:


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