Avermedia Bt878 Card


(RedHat Linux 9)
Avermedia - Multimedia video controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Video Capture (rev 17).
AverDVD EZMaker.

The Card is Plug and Play. Add these lines to /etc/modules.conf

alias char-major-81 videodev
alias char-major-81-0 bttv
options bttv gbuffers=10 card=0 radio=0 pll=0
options tuner debug=0 type=4
options i2c-algo-bit bit_test=1 verbose=1 scan=1

Program:
[alpha:heberv] [~]$ rpm -qa | grep xawtv
xawtv-3.88-0




My ~/.xawtv file.

[global]
#Sound - if your having problems finding the correct channel to record in, do
#'mixer=mixer' will cause a dump of all the 'valid values' (hint hint)
#mixer = vol
#/dev/mixer: available: 'vol' 'bass' 'treble' 'pcm' 'speaker' 'line' 'mic'
#'cd' 'rec' 'ogain' 'line1' 'line2' 'line3' 'dig1' 'dig2' 'phin'
#mixer = line
freqtab = us-bcast
#Set the pixsize to the value you record in!
#pixsize = 128 x 96
#pixsize = 640x480
pixsize = 320x240
#pixsize = 800x600
pixcols = 1
jpeg-quality = 75
mjpeg-quality = 75
toggle-mouse = 0
#keypad-ntsc = yes
keypad-ntsc = no
osd = yes

[defaults]
norm = NTSC
capture = over
input = Composite1
audio = stereo




My ~/.webcamrc file.

[ftp]
host = ftp.domain.com
user = username
pass = password

dir = httpdocs/hebercam
file = hebercam.jpg
tmp = webcam.jpg

passive = 0 # Coneccion passiva, 0 regular
debug = 0 # 1 debug on, 0 debug off
auto = 0
local = 0 # 1 storage locally
ssh = 0

[grab]
device = /dev/video0
text = "HeberCam %m-%d-%Y %H:%M:%S"
#infofile = filename fg_red = 255 fg_green = 255 fg_blue = 255 width = 320
height = 240

delay = 120 # cantidad en segundos para subir una foto

wait = 0 input = composite1
norm = ntsc
rotate = 0

top = 0
left = 0
bottom = -1
right = -1

quality = 90
trigger = 1 # 1 sube la foto si cambio, 0 siempre
once = 0 # cantidad de fotos que va a subir


Edited with Bluefish
on a PC with Linux Fedora.
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