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-Encoder firmware API description
-================================
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_PING_FW
-Enum 128/0x80
-Description
- Does nothing. Can be used to check if the firmware is responding.
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_START_CAPTURE
-Enum 129/0x81
-Description
- Commences the capture of video, audio and/or VBI data. All encoding
- parameters must be initialized prior to this API call. Captures frames
- continuously or until a predefined number of frames have been captured.
-Param[0]
- Capture stream type:
- 0=MPEG
- 1=Raw
- 2=Raw passthrough
- 3=VBI
-
-Param[1]
- Bitmask:
- Bit 0 when set, captures YUV
- Bit 1 when set, captures PCM audio
- Bit 2 when set, captures VBI (same as param[0]=3)
- Bit 3 when set, the capture destination is the decoder
- (same as param[0]=2)
- Bit 4 when set, the capture destination is the host
- Note: this parameter is only meaningful for RAW capture type.
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_STOP_CAPTURE
-Enum 130/0x82
-Description
- Ends a capture in progress
-Param[0]
- 0=stop at end of GOP (generates IRQ)
- 1=stop immediate (no IRQ)
-Param[1]
- Stream type to stop, see param[0] of API 0x81
-Param[2]
- Subtype, see param[1] of API 0x81
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_AUDIO_ID
-Enum 137/0x89
-Description
- Assigns the transport stream ID of the encoded audio stream
-Param[0]
- Audio Stream ID
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_VIDEO_ID
-Enum 139/0x8B
-Description
- Set video transport stream ID
-Param[0]
- Video stream ID
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_PCR_ID
-Enum 141/0x8D
-Description
- Assigns the transport stream ID for PCR packets
-Param[0]
- PCR Stream ID
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_FRAME_RATE
-Enum 143/0x8F
-Description
- Set video frames per second. Change occurs at start of new GOP.
-Param[0]
- 0=30fps
- 1=25fps
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_FRAME_SIZE
-Enum 145/0x91
-Description
- Select video stream encoding resolution.
-Param[0]
- Height in lines. Default 480
-Param[1]
- Width in pixels. Default 720
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_BIT_RATE
-Enum 149/0x95
-Description
- Assign average video stream bitrate. Note on the last three params:
- Param[3] and [4] seem to be always 0, param [5] doesn't seem to be used.
-Param[0]
- 0=variable bitrate, 1=constant bitrate
-Param[1]
- bitrate in bits per second
-Param[2]
- peak bitrate in bits per second, divided by 400
-Param[3]
- Mux bitrate in bits per second, divided by 400. May be 0 (default).
-Param[4]
- Rate Control VBR Padding
-Param[5]
- VBV Buffer used by encoder
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_GOP_PROPERTIES
-Enum 151/0x97
-Description
- Setup the GOP structure
-Param[0]
- GOP size (maximum is 34)
-Param[1]
- Number of B frames between the I and P frame, plus 1.
- For example: IBBPBBPBBPBB --> GOP size: 12, number of B frames: 2+1 = 3
- Note that GOP size must be a multiple of (B-frames + 1).
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_ASPECT_RATIO
-Enum 153/0x99
-Description
- Sets the encoding aspect ratio. Changes in the aspect ratio take effect
- at the start of the next GOP.
-Param[0]
- '0000' forbidden
- '0001' 1:1 square
- '0010' 4:3
- '0011' 16:9
- '0100' 2.21:1
- '0101' reserved
- ....
- '1111' reserved
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_DNR_FILTER_MODE
-Enum 155/0x9B
-Description
- Assign Dynamic Noise Reduction operating mode
-Param[0]
- Bit0: Spatial filter, set=auto, clear=manual
- Bit1: Temporal filter, set=auto, clear=manual
-Param[1]
- Median filter:
- 0=Disabled
- 1=Horizontal
- 2=Vertical
- 3=Horiz/Vert
- 4=Diagonal
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_DNR_FILTER_PROPS
-Enum 157/0x9D
-Description
- These Dynamic Noise Reduction filter values are only meaningful when
- the respective filter is set to "manual" (See API 0x9B)
-Param[0]
- Spatial filter: default 0, range 0:15
-Param[1]
- Temporal filter: default 0, range 0:31
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_CORING_LEVELS
-Enum 159/0x9F
-Description
- Assign Dynamic Noise Reduction median filter properties.
-Param[0]
- Threshold above which the luminance median filter is enabled.
- Default: 0, range 0:255
-Param[1]
- Threshold below which the luminance median filter is enabled.
- Default: 255, range 0:255
-Param[2]
- Threshold above which the chrominance median filter is enabled.
- Default: 0, range 0:255
-Param[3]
- Threshold below which the chrominance median filter is enabled.
- Default: 255, range 0:255
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_SPATIAL_FILTER_TYPE
-Enum 161/0xA1
-Description
- Assign spatial prefilter parameters
-Param[0]
- Luminance filter
- 0=Off
- 1=1D Horizontal
- 2=1D Vertical
- 3=2D H/V Separable (default)
- 4=2D Symmetric non-separable
-Param[1]
- Chrominance filter
- 0=Off
- 1=1D Horizontal (default)
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_VBI_LINE
-Enum 183/0xB7
-Description
- Selects VBI line number.
-Param[0]
- Bits 0:4 line number
- Bit 31 0=top_field, 1=bottom_field
- Bits 0:31 all set specifies "all lines"
-Param[1]
- VBI line information features: 0=disabled, 1=enabled
-Param[2]
- Slicing: 0=None, 1=Closed Caption
- Almost certainly not implemented. Set to 0.
-Param[3]
- Luminance samples in this line.
- Almost certainly not implemented. Set to 0.
-Param[4]
- Chrominance samples in this line
- Almost certainly not implemented. Set to 0.
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_STREAM_TYPE
-Enum 185/0xB9
-Description
- Assign stream type
- Note: Transport stream is not working in recent firmwares.
- And in older firmwares the timestamps in the TS seem to be
- unreliable.
-Param[0]
- 0=Program stream
- 1=Transport stream
- 2=MPEG1 stream
- 3=PES A/V stream
- 5=PES Video stream
- 7=PES Audio stream
- 10=DVD stream
- 11=VCD stream
- 12=SVCD stream
- 13=DVD_S1 stream
- 14=DVD_S2 stream
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_OUTPUT_PORT
-Enum 187/0xBB
-Description
- Assign stream output port. Normally 0 when the data is copied through
- the PCI bus (DMA), and 1 when the data is streamed to another chip
- (pvrusb and cx88-blackbird).
-Param[0]
- 0=Memory (default)
- 1=Streaming
- 2=Serial
-Param[1]
- Unknown, but leaving this to 0 seems to work best. Indications are that
- this might have to do with USB support, although passing anything but 0
- only breaks things.
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_AUDIO_PROPERTIES
-Enum 189/0xBD
-Description
- Set audio stream properties, may be called while encoding is in progress.
- Note: all bitfields are consistent with ISO11172 documentation except
- bits 2:3 which ISO docs define as:
- '11' Layer I
- '10' Layer II
- '01' Layer III
- '00' Undefined
- This discrepancy may indicate a possible error in the documentation.
- Testing indicated that only Layer II is actually working, and that
- the minimum bitrate should be 192 kbps.
-Param[0]
- Bitmask:
- 0:1 '00' 44.1Khz
- '01' 48Khz
- '10' 32Khz
- '11' reserved
-
- 2:3 '01'=Layer I
- '10'=Layer II
-
- 4:7 Bitrate:
- Index | Layer I | Layer II
- ------+-------------+------------
- '0000' | free format | free format
- '0001' | 32 kbit/s | 32 kbit/s
- '0010' | 64 kbit/s | 48 kbit/s
- '0011' | 96 kbit/s | 56 kbit/s
- '0100' | 128 kbit/s | 64 kbit/s
- '0101' | 160 kbit/s | 80 kbit/s
- '0110' | 192 kbit/s | 96 kbit/s
- '0111' | 224 kbit/s | 112 kbit/s
- '1000' | 256 kbit/s | 128 kbit/s
- '1001' | 288 kbit/s | 160 kbit/s
- '1010' | 320 kbit/s | 192 kbit/s
- '1011' | 352 kbit/s | 224 kbit/s
- '1100' | 384 kbit/s | 256 kbit/s
- '1101' | 416 kbit/s | 320 kbit/s
- '1110' | 448 kbit/s | 384 kbit/s
- Note: For Layer II, not all combinations of total bitrate
- and mode are allowed. See ISO11172-3 3-Annex B, Table 3-B.2
-
- 8:9 '00'=Stereo
- '01'=JointStereo
- '10'=Dual
- '11'=Mono
- Note: the cx23415 cannot decode Joint Stereo properly.
-
- 10:11 Mode Extension used in joint_stereo mode.
- In Layer I and II they indicate which subbands are in
- intensity_stereo. All other subbands are coded in stereo.
- '00' subbands 4-31 in intensity_stereo, bound==4
- '01' subbands 8-31 in intensity_stereo, bound==8
- '10' subbands 12-31 in intensity_stereo, bound==12
- '11' subbands 16-31 in intensity_stereo, bound==16
-
- 12:13 Emphasis:
- '00' None
- '01' 50/15uS
- '10' reserved
- '11' CCITT J.17
-
- 14 CRC:
- '0' off
- '1' on
-
- 15 Copyright:
- '0' off
- '1' on
-
- 16 Generation:
- '0' copy
- '1' original
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_HALT_FW
-Enum 195/0xC3
-Description
- The firmware is halted and no further API calls are serviced until the
- firmware is uploaded again.
-
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-Name CX2341X_ENC_GET_VERSION
-Enum 196/0xC4
-Description
- Returns the version of the encoder firmware.
-Result[0]
- Version bitmask:
- Bits 0:15 build
- Bits 16:23 minor
- Bits 24:31 major
-
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-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_GOP_CLOSURE
-Enum 197/0xC5
-Description
- Assigns the GOP open/close property.
-Param[0]
- 0=Open
- 1=Closed
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_GET_SEQ_END
-Enum 198/0xC6
-Description
- Obtains the sequence end code of the encoder's buffer. When a capture
- is started a number of interrupts are still generated, the last of
- which will have Result[0] set to 1 and Result[1] will contain the size
- of the buffer.
-Result[0]
- State of the transfer (1 if last buffer)
-Result[1]
- If Result[0] is 1, this contains the size of the last buffer, undefined
- otherwise.
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_PGM_INDEX_INFO
-Enum 199/0xC7
-Description
- Sets the Program Index Information.
- The information is stored as follows:
-
- struct info {
- u32 length; // Length of this frame
- u32 offset_low; // Offset in the file of the
- u32 offset_high; // start of this frame
- u32 mask1; // Bits 0-2 are the type mask:
- // 1=I, 2=P, 4=B
- // 0=End of Program Index, other fields
- // are invalid.
- u32 pts; // The PTS of the frame
- u32 mask2; // Bit 0 is bit 32 of the pts.
- };
- u32 table_ptr;
- struct info index[400];
-
- The table_ptr is the encoder memory address in the table were
- *new* entries will be written. Note that this is a ringbuffer,
- so the table_ptr will wraparound.
-Param[0]
- Picture Mask:
- 0=No index capture
- 1=I frames
- 3=I,P frames
- 7=I,P,B frames
- (Seems to be ignored, it always indexes I, P and B frames)
-Param[1]
- Elements requested (up to 400)
-Result[0]
- Offset in the encoder memory of the start of the table.
-Result[1]
- Number of allocated elements up to a maximum of Param[1]
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-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_VBI_CONFIG
-Enum 200/0xC8
-Description
- Configure VBI settings
-Param[0]
- Bitmap:
- 0 Mode '0' Sliced, '1' Raw
- 1:3 Insertion:
- '000' insert in extension & user data
- '001' insert in private packets
- '010' separate stream and user data
- '111' separate stream and private data
- 8:15 Stream ID (normally 0xBD)
-Param[1]
- Frames per interrupt (max 8). Only valid in raw mode.
-Param[2]
- Total raw VBI frames. Only valid in raw mode.
-Param[3]
- Start codes
-Param[4]
- Stop codes
-Param[5]
- Lines per frame
-Param[6]
- Byte per line
-Result[0]
- Observed frames per interrupt in raw mode only. Rage 1 to Param[1]
-Result[1]
- Observed number of frames in raw mode. Range 1 to Param[2]
-Result[2]
- Memory offset to start or raw VBI data
-
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-
-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_DMA_BLOCK_SIZE
-Enum 201/0xC9
-Description
- Set DMA transfer block size
-Param[0]
- DMA transfer block size in bytes or frames. When unit is bytes,
- supported block sizes are 2^7, 2^8 and 2^9 bytes.
-Param[1]
- Unit: 0=bytes, 1=frames
-
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-Name CX2341X_ENC_GET_PREV_DMA_INFO_MB_10
-Enum 202/0xCA
-Description
- Returns information on the previous DMA transfer in conjunction with
- bit 27 of the interrupt mask. Uses mailbox 10.
-Result[0]
- Type of stream
-Result[1]
- Address Offset
-Result[2]
- Maximum size of transfer
-
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-Name CX2341X_ENC_GET_PREV_DMA_INFO_MB_9
-Enum 203/0xCB
-Description
- Returns information on the previous DMA transfer in conjunction with
- bit 27 or 18 of the interrupt mask. Uses mailbox 9.
-Result[0]
- Status bits:
- 0 read completed
- 1 write completed
- 2 DMA read error
- 3 DMA write error
- 4 Scatter-Gather array error
-Result[1]
- DMA type
-Result[2]
- Presentation Time Stamp bits 0..31
-Result[3]
- Presentation Time Stamp bit 32
-
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-Name CX2341X_ENC_SCHED_DMA_TO_HOST
-Enum 204/0xCC
-Description
- Setup DMA to host operation
-Param[0]
- Memory address of link list
-Param[1]
- Length of link list (wtf: what units ???)
-Param[2]
- DMA type (0=MPEG)
-
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-Name CX2341X_ENC_INITIALIZE_INPUT
-Enum 205/0xCD
-Description
- Initializes the video input
-
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-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_FRAME_DROP_RATE
-Enum 208/0xD0
-Description
- For each frame captured, skip specified number of frames.
-Param[0]
- Number of frames to skip
-
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-Name CX2341X_ENC_PAUSE_ENCODER
-Enum 210/0xD2
-Description
- During a pause condition, all frames are dropped instead of being encoded.
-Param[0]
- 0=Pause encoding
- 1=Continue encoding
-
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-Name CX2341X_ENC_REFRESH_INPUT
-Enum 211/0xD3
-Description
- Refreshes the video input
-
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-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_COPYRIGHT
-Enum 212/0xD4
-Description
- Sets stream copyright property
-Param[0]
- 0=Stream is not copyrighted
- 1=Stream is copyrighted
-
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-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_EVENT_NOTIFICATION
-Enum 213/0xD5
-Description
- Setup firmware to notify the host about a particular event. Host must
- unmask the interrupt bit.
-Param[0]
- Event (0=refresh encoder input)
-Param[1]
- Notification 0=disabled 1=enabled
-Param[2]
- Interrupt bit
-Param[3]
- Mailbox slot, -1 if no mailbox required.
-
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-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_NUM_VSYNC_LINES
-Enum 214/0xD6
-Description
- Depending on the analog video decoder used, this assigns the number
- of lines for field 1 and 2.
-Param[0]
- Field 1 number of lines:
- 0x00EF for SAA7114
- 0x00F0 for SAA7115
- 0x0105 for Micronas
-Param[1]
- Field 2 number of lines:
- 0x00EF for SAA7114
- 0x00F0 for SAA7115
- 0x0106 for Micronas
-
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-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_PLACEHOLDER
-Enum 215/0xD7
-Description
- Provides a mechanism of inserting custom user data in the MPEG stream.
-Param[0]
- 0=extension & user data
- 1=private packet with stream ID 0xBD
-Param[1]
- Rate at which to insert data, in units of frames (for private packet)
- or GOPs (for ext. & user data)
-Param[2]
- Number of data DWORDs (below) to insert
-Param[3]
- Custom data 0
-Param[4]
- Custom data 1
-Param[5]
- Custom data 2
-Param[6]
- Custom data 3
-Param[7]
- Custom data 4
-Param[8]
- Custom data 5
-Param[9]
- Custom data 6
-Param[10]
- Custom data 7
-Param[11]
- Custom data 8
-
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-Name CX2341X_ENC_MUTE_VIDEO
-Enum 217/0xD9
-Description
- Video muting
-Param[0]
- Bit usage:
- 0 '0'=video not muted
- '1'=video muted, creates frames with the YUV color defined below
- 1:7 Unused
- 8:15 V chrominance information
- 16:23 U chrominance information
- 24:31 Y luminance information
-
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-Name CX2341X_ENC_MUTE_AUDIO
-Enum 218/0xDA
-Description
- Audio muting
-Param[0]
- 0=audio not muted
- 1=audio muted (produces silent mpeg audio stream)
-
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-Name CX2341X_ENC_SET_VERT_CROP_LINE
-Enum 219/0xDB
-Description
- Something to do with 'Vertical Crop Line'
-Param[0]
- If saa7114 and raw VBI capture and 60 Hz, then set to 10001.
- Else 0.
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-Name CX2341X_ENC_MISC
-Enum 220/0xDC
-Description
- Miscellaneous actions. Not known for 100% what it does. It's really a
- sort of ioctl call. The first parameter is a command number, the second
- the value.
-Param[0]
- Command number:
- 1=set initial SCR value when starting encoding (works).
- 2=set quality mode (apparently some test setting).
- 3=setup advanced VIM protection handling.
- Always 1 for the cx23416 and 0 for cx23415.
- 4=generate DVD compatible PTS timestamps
- 5=USB flush mode
- 6=something to do with the quantization matrix
- 7=set navigation pack insertion for DVD: adds 0xbf (private stream 2)
- packets to the MPEG. The size of these packets is 2048 bytes (including
- the header of 6 bytes: 0x000001bf + length). The payload is zeroed and
- it is up to the application to fill them in. These packets are apparently
- inserted every four frames.
- 8=enable scene change detection (seems to be a failure)
- 9=set history parameters of the video input module
- 10=set input field order of VIM
- 11=set quantization matrix
- 12=reset audio interface after channel change or input switch (has no argument).
- Needed for the cx2584x, not needed for the mspx4xx, but it doesn't seem to
- do any harm calling it regardless.
- 13=set audio volume delay
- 14=set audio delay
-
-Param[1]
- Command value.