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authorAlexey Klimov <klimov.linux@gmail.com>2013-02-11 19:04:51 -0300
committerMauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@redhat.com>2013-02-13 17:33:20 -0200
commit4db45af5ecdd5a989b5da2e05e37746dffaec0be (patch)
tree15f4ae873cf77bf31b718b9de3d7cba54dac2c73
parent535ec049e82e391dbe8be55ecd9f392acd71d0d7 (diff)
[media] radio-si470x doc: add info about v4l2-ctl and sox+alsa
Patch adds information about using v4l2-ctl utility to tune the si470x radio and example how to use sox+alsa to redirect sound from radio sound device to another sound device. Signed-off-by: Alexey Klimov <klimov.linux@gmail.com> Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <mchehab@redhat.com>
-rw-r--r--Documentation/video4linux/si470x.txt7
1 files changed, 6 insertions, 1 deletions
diff --git a/Documentation/video4linux/si470x.txt b/Documentation/video4linux/si470x.txt
index 3a7823e01b4d..98c32925eb39 100644
--- a/Documentation/video4linux/si470x.txt
+++ b/Documentation/video4linux/si470x.txt
@@ -53,6 +53,9 @@ Testing is usually done with most application under Debian/testing:
- kradio - Comfortable Radio Application for KDE
- radio - ncurses-based radio application
- mplayer - The Ultimate Movie Player For Linux
+- v4l2-ctl - Collection of command line video4linux utilities
+For example, you can use:
+v4l2-ctl -d /dev/radio0 --set-ctrl=volume=10,mute=0 --set-freq=95.21 --all
There is also a library libv4l, which can be used. It's going to have a function
for frequency seeking, either by using hardware functionality as in radio-si470x
@@ -75,8 +78,10 @@ commands. Please adjust the audio devices to your needs (/dev/dsp* and hw:x,x).
If you just want to test audio (very poor quality):
cat /dev/dsp1 > /dev/dsp
-If you use OSS try:
+If you use sox + OSS try:
sox -2 --endian little -r 96000 -t oss /dev/dsp1 -t oss /dev/dsp
+or using sox + alsa:
+sox --endian little -c 2 -S -r 96000 -t alsa hw:1 -t alsa -r 96000 hw:0
If you use arts try:
arecord -D hw:1,0 -r96000 -c2 -f S16_LE | artsdsp aplay -B -

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