Section: Devices and Network Interfaces (4)
Updated: xf86-video-v4l 0.3.0
v4l - video4linux driver
is an Xorg driver for video4linux cards. It provides a Xvideo
extension port for video overlay. Just add the driver to the module
list within the module section of your xorg.conf file if you want
to use it. There are no config options.
Note that the extmod module is also required for the Xvideo
support (and lots of other extensions too).
driver works with every piece of hardware which is supported by a
video4linux (kernel-) device driver and is able to handle video
bt848/bt878-based TV cards are the most popular hardware these
Please refer to xorg.conf
(5) for general configuration
details. This section only covers configuration details specific to this
Authors include: Gerd Knorr <firstname.lastname@example.org