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alevtd - webserver for videotext pages
alevtd [ options ]
alevtd is http daemon which serves videotext pages as HTML. Tune in some station with a
utility like v4lctl or some TV application. Then start it and point your browser to
Pages may be requested either in HTML format (http://localhost:5654/<page>/ or
http://localhost:5654/<page>/<subpage>.html) or in ASCII text format (http://local-
host:5654/<page>/<subpage>.txt). Subpage "00" can be used for pages without subpages.
-h print a short help text and the default values for all options.
-v dev set vbi device (default: /dev/vbi).
-d enable debug output.
-s Write a start/stop notice and serious errors to the syslog. Specify this option
twice to get a verbose log (additional log events like dropped connections).
-t sec set network timeout to >sec< seconds.
-c n set the number of allowed parallel connections to >n<. This is a per-thread limit.
listen on port >port< for incoming connections. Default 5654.
set the hostname which the server should use (required for redirects).
-i ip bind to IP-address >ip<.
-l log log all requests to the logfile >log< (common log format). Using "-" as filename
makes alevtd print the access log to stdout, which is only useful together with the
-F switch (see below).
-L log same as above, but additional flush every line. Useful if you want monitor the
logfile with tail -f.
set uid to >user< (after binding to the tcp port). This option is allowed for root
set gid to >group< (after binding to the tcp port). This option is allowed for
-F don't run as daemon. alevtd will not fork into background, not detach from termi-
nal and report errors to stderr.
-r poll tv frequency, clear vtx page cache if a frequency change was detected.
alevt(1), xawtv(1), v4lctl(1)
Gerd Knorr <email@example.com>
Copyright (C) 2000 Gerd Knorr <firstname.lastname@example.org>
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of
the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either ver-
sion 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY;
without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
See the GNU General Public License for more details.
You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program;
if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139,
(c) 2000 Gerd Knorr alevtd(1)
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