Fwd: Fw: [AG-TECH] Wierd problems with video using VIC in fedora 3/4

Proshanta Saha proshanta at gmail.com
Mon Sep 5 22:31:23 CDT 2005

Forgot to forward to the group incase someone can use this info in the 

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From: Proshanta Saha <proshanta at gmail.com>
Date: Sep 5, 2005 11:28 PM
Subject: Re: Fw: [AG-TECH] Wierd problems with video using VIC in fedora 3/4
To: Douglas Kosovic <douglask at itee.uq.edu.au>

Hi Doug, 

I tried your vic release out earlier today, must say, the controls actually 
work! The controls used to be quite a risk to use because it normally makes 
vic unresponsive and thus takes the AG toolkit along with it. But now I can 
use the V4L2 controls and not have to worry about my AG client becoming 

As to the mysterious freezing of one of the vic screens, I am still faced 
with that problem. However, it now occurs after a much longer period of 
time, usually at about 15 mins or so, and once that happens the vic goes 
back to the usual green screen. So that problem still continue's to mystify 


On 9/5/05, Douglas Kosovic <douglask at itee.uq.edu.au> wrote:
> Hi Proshanta,
> > Thank you for the release. I'm hoping to give it a try soon, that is if
> > the
> > building is not in lockdown mode tomorrow because of the labor day
> > weekend.
> > Is there anything in particular I need to be aware of, or would the 
> > interface be identical which the calls behind the scenes will call V4L2
> > drivers?
> It's a drop in replacement for the existing vic executable, you don't need
> to do anything other than replace the existing vics. 
> If you get a green screen or something doesn't work, send me the output of
> vic when it is run from the command-line line.
> Cheers,
> Doug.
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