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Re: Kopete & video



On Mon, 2007-01-22 at 17:02 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> On Monday 22 January 2007 16:28, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> > On Mon, 2007-01-22 at 14:22 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > > On Monday 08 January 2007 18:36, Gilboa Davara wrote:
> > > > On Mon, 2007-01-08 at 17:50 +0000, Anne Wilson wrote:
> > > > > It's very frustrating.  Two or three years back I had gnomemeeting
> > > > > working.  I used it for a linux to linux and for a linux to windows
> > > > > session (netmeeting). I haven't needed it for a long time, so I've
> > > > > been quite shocked to see how hard it is now.
> > > > >
> > > > > Anne
> > > >
> > > > Yep.
> > > > Until it gets sorted out, try amsn.
> > >
> > > Although I can send and receive video in amsn, there are still some
> > > problems. The picture is very jerky, both in my preview and receive
> > > frames.  I know that I have the firewall ports correctly opened and
> > > forwarded, and Test Port gives me OK.  My friend may still have some
> > > firewall problems.  Have you any ideas, please?
> > >
> > > Anne
> >
> > What does mplayer tv:// -tv
> > driver=v4l:width=XXX:height=YYY:device=/dev/video0 show?
> > If the picture is still jerky, it's a driver problem (or Video4Linux
> > problem).
> > If the image is perfect, it's a amsn problem.
> >
> Movement is smooth, Colour is disgusting :-)  otherwise known as sh**
> 
> From googling I've come to the conclusion that colour is a driver problem - 
> would you agree?  Not that amsn shows this disgusting colour, but it's far 
> from right.
> 
> Anne

If v4l is broken - it is indeed a driver problem.

There's a new driver that was just released:
http://mxhaard.free.fr/spca50x/Download/gspcav1-20070110.tar.gz

Does it solve the problem?
- Gilboa


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