BKTR(4)                 NetBSD Kernel Interfaces Manual                BKTR(4)

NAME
     bktr -- Brooktree 848 compatible TV card driver

SYNOPSIS
     bktr* at pci? dev ? function ?
     radio* at bktr?

     #include <dev/ic/bt8xx.h>

     options BKTR_OVERRIDE_CARD=n
     options BKTR_OVERRIDE_TUNER=n
     options BKTR_OVERRIDE_DBX=n
     options BKTR_OVERRIDE_MSP=n
     options BKTR_SYSTEM_DEFAULT=n
     options BKTR_USE_PLL
     options BKTR_GPIO_ACCESS
     options BKTR_NO_MSP_RESET

DESCRIPTION
     This driver supports video capture (frame grabber) and TV tuner cards
     based on the Brooktree Bt848, Bt848A, Bt849A, Bt878, and Bt879 chips.

     Note that bktr is not part of the dtv(4) framework.

     Supported cards include most cards by AVerMedia, Hauppauge, Leadtek,
     Miro, Pinnacle, Pixelview, Terratec, and some other companies, especially
     all cards based on the Brooktree Bt848, Bt848A, Bt849A, Bt878, or Bt879
     chips.  A notable exception are the ATI All-in-Wonder cards.

     The following kernel configuration options are available:

     options BKTR_OVERRIDE_CARD=n
     If the card is not recognized correctly by the auto-detection routine, it
     can be overridden by setting this option to the appropriate value.  The
     following values are allowed:
     1   Pinnacle Systems (Miro) TV,
     2   Hauppauge WinCast/TV,
     3   STB TV/PCI,
     4   Intel Smart Video III and Videologic Captivator PCI,
     5   IMS TV Turbo,
     6   AVerMedia TV/FM,
     7   MMAC Osprey,
     8   NEC PK-UG-X017,
     9   I/O DATA GV-BCTV2/PCI,
     10  Animation Technologies FlyVideo,
     11  Zoltrix TV,
     12  KISS TV/FM PCI,
     13  Video Highway Xtreme,
     14  Askey/Dynalink Magic TView,
     15  Leadtek WinFast TV 2000/VC100,
     16  TerraTec TerraTV+, and
     17  TerraTec TValue.

     options BKTR_OVERRIDE_TUNER=n
     If the TV tuner is not recognized correctly by the auto-detection rou-
     tine, it can be overridden by setting this option to the appropriate
     value.  Known values are:
     1   Temic NTSC,
     2   Temic PAL,
     3   Temic SECAM,
     4   Philips NTSC,
     5   Philips PAL,
     6   Philips SECAM,
     7   Temic PAL I,
     8   Philips PAL I,
     9   Philips FR1236 NTSC FM,
     10  Philips FR1216 PAL FM,
     11  Philips FR1236 SECAM FM,
     12  ALPS TSCH5 NTSC FM, and
     13  ALPS TSBH1 NTSC.

     options BKTR_OVERRIDE_DBX=n
     To override detection of the BTSC (dbx) chip, set this to 1 if you have
     one, or 0 if not.

     options BKTR_OVERRIDE_MSP=n
     To override detection of the MSP 34xx chip, set this to 1 if you have
     one, or 0 if not.

     options BKTR_SYSTEM_DEFAULT=n
     If this option is set to BROOKTREE_PAL default to PAL, else to NTSC.

     options BKTR_USE_PLL
     Default to PLL instead of XTAL.

     options BKTR_GPIO_ACCESS
     Use ioctl()s for direct GPIO access.

     options BKTR_NO_MSP_RESET
     Skip the MSP reset.  This option is handy if you initialize the MSP audio
     in another operating system first and then do a soft reboot.

VIDEO CAPTURE INTERFACE
     The video capture interface to bktr is accessed through the /dev/bktrN
     devices.  The following ioctl(2) commands are supported on the Brook-
     tree848 video capture interface:

     METEORSFMT unsigned long *
             This command sets the video format, also sometimes referred to as
             the video norm.  The supported formats are:

             METEOR_FMT_NTSC               NTSC
             METEOR_FMT_PAL                PAL
             METEOR_FMT_SECAM              SECAM
             METEOR_FMT_AUTOMODE           hardware default

     METEORGFMT unsigned long *
             This command retrieves the current video format to the unsigned
             long * argument.

     METEORSETGEO struct meteor_geomet *
             This command sets the video properties that affect the bit size
             of a frame through the meteor_geomet * argument.

             struct meteor_geomet {
                     u_short         rows;    /* height in pixels*/
                     u_short         columns; /* width in pixels */
                     u_short         frames;
                     u_long          oformat;
             }

             The frames field is the number of frames to buffer.  Currently
             only 1 frame is supported for most operations.

             The oformat field is a bit-field describing the output pixel for-
             mat type and which video fields to capture.  The following are
             supported pixel format types:
               .Pp
             METEOR_GEO_RGB16              16-bit RGB
             METEOR_GEO_RGB24              24-bit RGB in 32 bits
             METEOR_GEO_YUV_PACKED         16-bit 4:2:2 YUV
             METEOR_GEO_YUV_PLANAR         16-bit 4:2:2 YUV
             METEOR_GEO_YUV_UNSIGNED       unsigned UV
             METEOR_GEO_YUV_422
             METEOR_GEO_YUV_12
             METEOR_GEO_YUV_9

             The following are supported field capture modes:

             METEOR_GEO_ODD_ONLY           only odd fields
             METEOR_GEO_EVEN_ONLY          only even fields

             By default, frames will consist of both the odd and even fields.

     METEORGSUPPIXFMT struct meteor_pixfmt *
             This command is used interactively to fetch descriptions of sup-
             ported output pixel formats into the meteor_pixfmt * argument.

             struct meteor_pixfmt {
                     u_int          index;
                     METEOR_PIXTYPE type;
                     u_int          Bpp;             /* bytes per pixel */
                     u_long         masks[3];        /* YUV bit masks */
                     unsigned       swap_bytes :1;
                     unsigned       swap_shorts:1;
             };

             To query all the supported formats, start with an index field of
             0 and continue with successive encodings (1, 2, ...) until the
             command returns an error.

     METEORSACTPIXFMT int *
             This command sets the active pixel format.  The int * argument is
             the index of the pixel format as returned by METEORGSUPPIXFMT.

     METEORGACTPIXFMT int *
             This command fetches the active pixel format index into the int *
             argument.

     METEORSINPUT unsigned long *
             This command sets the input port of the Brooktree848 device.  The
             following are supported input ports:

             METEOR_INPUT_DEV0             composite (RCA)
             METEOR_INPUT_DEV1             tuner
             METEOR_INPUT_DEV2             composite S-video
             METEOR_INPUT_DEV3             mystery device
             METEOR_INPUT_DEV_RGB          rgb meteor
             METEOR_INPUT_DEV_SVIDEO       S-Video

             Not all devices built with Brooktree848 chips support the full
             list of input ports.

     METEORGINPUT unsigned long *
             This command retrieves the current input port to the unsigned
             long * argument.

     METEORSFPS unsigned short *
             This command sets the number of frames to grab each second.
             Valid frame rates are integers from 0 to 30.

     METEORGFPS unsigned short *
             This command fetches the number of frames to grab each second
             into the unsigned short * argument.

     METEORCAPTUR int *
             This command controls capturing of video data.  The following are
             valid arguments:

             METEOR_CAP_SINGLE             capture one frame
             METEOR_CAP_CONTINOUS          continuously capture
             METEOR_CAP_STOP_CONT          stop continuous capture

     METEORSSIGNAL unsigned int *
             This command controls the signal emission properties of bktr.  If
             the unsigned int * argument is a valid signal, then that signal
             will be emitted when either a frame or field capture has com-
             pleted.  To select between frame or field signalling, the follow-
             ing arguments are used:

             METEOR_SIG_FRAME              signal every frame
             METEOR_SIG_FIELD              signal every field

             By default, signals will be generated for every frame.  Genera-
             tion of signals is terminated with the METEOR_SIG_MODE_MASK argu-
             ment.

TUNER INTERFACE
     Most cards supported by this driver feature a hardware television tuner
     on the I2C bus.  The tuner interface to bktr is accessed through the
     /dev/tunerN devices.  The following ioctl(2) commands are supported on
     the tuner interface:

     TVTUNER_SETTYPE unsigned int *
             This command sets the tuner's TV channel set, also sometimes
             called the TV channel band.  This setting is used to calculate
             the proper tuning frequencies.  The desired channel set must be
             selected before attempting to set the tuner channel or frequency.
             The following is a list of valid channel sets:

             CHNLSET_NABCST                North America broadcast
             CHNLSET_CABLEIRC              North America IRC cable
             CHNLSET_CABLEHRC              North America HRC cable
             CHNLSET_WEUROPE               Western Europe
             CHNLSET_JPNBCST               Japan broadcast
             CHNLSET_JPNCABLE              Japan cable
             CHNLSET_XUSSR                 Russia
             CHNLSET_AUSTRALIA             Australia
             CHNLSET_FRANCE                France

     TVTUNER_GETTYPE unsigned int *
             This command fetches the tuner's current channel set to the
             unsigned int * argument.

     TVTUNER_SETCHNL unsigned int *
             This command sets the tuner's frequency to a specified channel in
             the current channel set.

     TVTUNER_GETCHNL unsigned int *
             This command fetches the last selected channel.  Note that it is
             not necessarily the current channel.  In particular, changing the
             tuner's frequency by a command other than TVTUNER_SETCHNL will
             not update this setting, and it defaults to 0 on driver initial-
             ization.

     TVTUNER_SETFREQ unsigned int *
             This command sets the tuner's frequency to 1/16th the value of
             the unsigned int * argument, in MHz.  Note that the current chan-
             nelset is used to determine frequency offsets when this command
             is executed.

     TVTUNER_GETFREQ unsigned int *
             This command fetches the tuner's current frequency to the
             unsigned int * argument.  Note that this value is 16 times the
             actual tuner frequency, in MHz.

     BT848_SAUDIO int *
             This command controls the audio input port and mute state.  The
             following is a list of valid arguments:

             AUDIO_TUNER         tuner audio port
             AUDIO_EXTERN        external audio port
             AUDIO_INTERN        internal audio port
             AUDIO_MUTE          mute audio
             AUDIO_UNMUTE        unmute audio

     BT848_GAUDIO int *
             This command fetches the audio input and mute state bits to the
             int * argument.

FILES
     /dev/bktr*   bktr driver interface device
     /dev/tuner*  bktr tuner interface device
     /dev/vbi*    teletext interface device

SEE ALSO
     options(4), pci(4), radio(4), pkgsrc/audio/xmradio,
     pkgsrc/multimedia/ffmpeg, pkgsrc/multimedia/fxtv

HISTORY
     The bktr driver appeared in FreeBSD 2.2 and NetBSD 1.5.

AUTHORS
     The bktr driver was originally written by Amancio Hasty for FreeBSD and
     is now maintained by Roger Hardiman.  NetBSD porting was done by Bernd
     Ernesti, Berndt Josef Wulf, Matthias Scheler, and Thomas Klausner.

NetBSD 7.0                      August 30, 2011                     NetBSD 7.0

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