Virtual VCR is a very poor implementation of virtual Tape recorder/player unit that can only record data using another program like dvgrab or capture.
This program handle a small set of commands sent to a Tape Recorder/player and send responds.
If you don't have a CamRecorder but another computer like an iMac with iMovie, Virtual VCR makes iMovie believe that your Pc-Linux is a Camera Recorder. You can use Capture with Virtual VCR.
1. Change the ROM of your IEEE 1394 driver :
see file ROM.
2. Rebuild the driver.
3. "insmod" the new driver and launch the Virtual_VCR program.
4. You can see if it work by using gscanbus : it will show a VCR instead of a terminal.
HOW TO BUILD:
You can test your virtual VCR if you use another computer.
I am using an iMac DV with iMovie, both belive that my PC-linux is a Tape Recorder/player. And I can record movie from the iMac using dvgrab or capture.
What's New in This Release:
· Added UNIT handling command