stevehodge at gmail
Jul 7, 2010, 9:46 PM
Post #16 of 18
On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 4:26 PM, Nick Rout <nick.rout [at] gmail> wrote:
> On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 3:40 PM, Steve Hodge <stevehodge [at] gmail> wrote:
> > On Thu, Jul 8, 2010 at 3:26 PM, <criggie [at] criggie> wrote:
> >> It does have mono audio in, but none of my cameras have microphones so
> >> its really irrelevant to me.
> > Ah, that's a problem. I don't think I'd be willing to live with mono. I
> > guess it would be possible to record the audio separately and then remux
> > into the h.264 stream but it'd be hard to get the sync right.
> >> The PVR150 is a nice card - what's wrong with yours ?
> > The audio gets very distorted and full of static when starting a
> > It's apparently not that unusual as I easily found a work-around on the
> > resetting the audio with
> > v4l2-ctl --set-audio-input 1 -d /dev/video0
> > fixes the problem. But it didn't used to exhibit the issue at all and
> > for a while it was intermittent. So I suspect the hardware. And there has
> > been one case where resetting the audio didn't work and I had to reboot
> > fix it.
> I had the tinny audio problem, but no longer use the card. Your fix
> (cronned to happen every 10 seconds) 'fixed' it.
I'm running it in the channel change script - once it's fixed it seems to
stay fixed for the duration of a recording.