exporting over firewire to camera

Discussion in 'Amateur Video Production' started by Dan Christensen, Nov 29, 2003.

  1. I'm trying to save my edited video to tape over a firewire interface.
    Things go well for the first minute or two, but then the image on the
    camera's LCD starts to get a bit jumpy and out of sync, and the sound
    skips too. Sometimes the image stops completely for 5 or 10 seconds.
    Capturing was ok, so I think my hard drive and cpu are up to the task.
    Any ideas what could be the problem?


    camera: Panasonic PV-GS50D-K miniDV
    OS: linux, kernel 2.4.22, either dv1394 or video1394 kernel module
    software: kino (I also tried dvconnect, but it chugged away and
    nothing reached the camera at all)
    cpu: 2GHz P4

    Thanks for any guesses at what could be the matter, or suggestions
    for anything to try.

    Dan Christensen, Nov 29, 2003
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  2. did you defrag your HDD recently ?
    Jacques Ciana, Nov 29, 2003
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  3. For the record, I managed to get things to work by turning off
    background jobs (i.e. the cron daemon) and raising the priority
    of the capturing process.

    Also, I upgraded the linux kernel from 2.4.22 to 2.4.23, and that
    seemed to help a bit too.

    Dan Christensen, Nov 30, 2003
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