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authorHans Verkuil <hverkuil-cisco@xs4all.nl>2018-12-11 12:05:19 +0100
committerHans Verkuil <hverkuil-cisco@xs4all.nl>2018-12-11 12:05:19 +0100
commit89d62bea2528f05fb07f2ab70fbf7d9926dce381 (patch)
tree7768b8a7ec8aede826f4e58ddb3f07dcee8d63ba
parent86746c1e0c083ecae498466eb11041deff5ebf14 (diff)
cec-ctl: improve the man page
Add some useful examples. Signed-off-by: Hans Verkuil <hverkuil-cisco@xs4all.nl>
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@@ -8,6 +8,27 @@ cec-ctl - An application to control cec devices
The cec-ctl tool is used to control cec devices. It is able to control almost
any aspect of such devices covering the full CEC API.
+The easiest way to quickly test a CEC adapter of an HDMI output is:
+
+ cec-ctl -d/dev/cecX --playback -S
+
+And for an HDMI input:
+
+ cec-ctl -d/dev/cecX --tv -S
+
+Both commands configure the CEC adapter and show the CEC topology.
+
+To put a display to standby use:
+
+ cec-ctl -d/dev/cecX --to 0 --standby
+
+To wake up the display:
+
+ cec-ctl -d/dev/cecX --to 0 --image-view-on
+
+Instead of '-d/dev/cecX' you can also write this as '-dX'.
+And instead of '--to 0' you can also write this as '-t0'.
+
.SH OPTIONS
.TP
\fB\-d\fR, \fB\-\-device\fR \fI<dev>\fR

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