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v4l - video4linux driver
v4l is an XFree86 driver for video4linux cards. It provides a Xvideo extention port for
video overlay. Just add the driver to the module list within the module section of your
XF86Config file if you want to use it. There are no config options.
Note that the the extmod module is also required for the Xvideo support (and lots of other
The v4l driver works with every piece of hardware which is supported by a video4linux
(kernel-) device driver and is able to handle video overlay.
bt848/bt878-based TV cards are the most popular hardware these days.
Please refer to XF86Config(5x) for general configuration details. This section only cov-
ers configuration details specific to this driver.
XFree86(1), XF86Config(5x), xf86config(1), Xserver(1), X(7x)
Authors include: Gerd Knorr <firstname.lastname@example.org>
XFree86 Version Version 4.3.0 V4L(4x)
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