xdtv_scantv and xdtv_scan.sh shell script utilities Options:

xdtv_scantv and its shell script xdtv_scan.sh:
To work correctly, xdtv_scantv needs to know which video and vbi devices are needed. If you test xdtv_scantv, you will see that it doesn't recognize which video and vbi devices you use. This autodetection is realised by the shell script named xdtv_scan.sh. This script is interesting if you want to create easily a xdtvrc configuration file.
  • -h : print this text.
  • -o conffile : set output file.
  • -n norm : set tv norm.
  • -f table : set frequency table.
  • -c videodev : set video device file.
  • -C vbidev : set vbi device file.
  • -v4l : force v4l1 mode.
  • -v4l2 : force v4l2 mode.
  • -v :  debug mode.
  • -a : full scan (all frequencies, not just the ones from the frequency table)
xdtv_scan.sh in action:

shell script xdtv_record.sh:

This script help you to schedule an AVI record. Actually there are 5 main options:
 record shell script

By default, you can schedule a record by answering very few questions (option 1).
If you want to be more precise, you can use the "expert mode". This option help you to tuneyour record (option 2).
With option 3, you can verify if a schedule is really waiting. You can also, with option 4, delete a specific schedule.

Here is an example of the option 1 and 2:

Option 1
record shell script
Option 2
record shell script

  There are 3 other shell script:

- xdtv_fullscreen.sh: to change the fullscreen resolution.
- xdtv_http.sh: to start the streaming server.
- xdtv_makedvd.sh: to create a DVD image with a film recorded by XdTV

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