[linux-dvb] Choosing composite input, Terratec Cinergy Hybrid XS

Markus Rechberger mrechberger at gmail.com
Fri May 16 20:48:46 CEST 2008


On 5/16/08, Andrea <thejest at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello everybody,
> I installed Terratec Cinergy Hybrid XS USB stick on xUbuntu and it works.
> I want to use this tv stick to get a surveillance cam composite
> signal, display it full screen on a monitor and stream over the web
> using Mogulus.com
> My problem now, is that default input for this stick is the Television
> (black screen for me). I installed TvTime and from there I can switch
> to the composite signal, I can see it and it's ok.
> Mogulus.com flash interface "sees" my TV stick, but in Television channel
> only.
> My question is: is it possible somehow to set the composite channel as
> default, instead of Television channel?

You might use v4lctl for switching the input.
For example "v4lctl setinput next"

the manpage shows up:
       setinput [ <input> | next ]
              Set the video input (Television/Composite1/...)

v4lctl is part of the xawtv package.


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