v4l (4) - Linux Manuals
v4l: video4linux driver
NAMEv4l - video4linux driver
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DESCRIPTIONv4l is an Xorg driver for video4linux cards. It provides a Xvideo extension port for video overlay. Just add the driver to the module list within the module section of your xorg.conf file if you want to use it. There are no config options.
SUPPORTED HARDWAREThe v4l driver works with every piece of hardware which is supported by a video4linux (kernel-) device driver and is able to handle video overlay.
CONFIGURATION DETAILSPlease refer to xorg.conf(5) for general configuration details. This section only covers configuration details specific to this driver.
AUTHORSAuthors include: Gerd Knorr <kraxel [at] bytesex.org>