Problems with xawtv

Christoph Wickert christoph.wickert at
Sun Feb 22 17:33:03 UTC 2004

Am So, den 22.02.2004 schrieb jay um 18:04:
> When I try to load this app i keep getting a seg. fault... here is the
> read out and any help would be greatly appreciated... 
> This is xawtv-3.88, running on Linux/i686 (2.4.22-1.2174.nptl)
> Warning: Cannot convert string
> "-*-ledfixed-medium-r-*--39-*-*-*-c-*-*-*" to type FontStruct
> Any ideas on this and how to fix I've a bunch of stuff 
Add "Load "v4l"" to the modules section of /etc/X11/XF86Config, if it's
not already in there.

Maybe you'll need to install xawtv-tv-fonts-3.88-6 (from CD 3)

Does "xawtv -noxv" work?

Which graphics driver do you use? After installing the nvidia drivers I
had to update to xawtv-3.90-1 (from Dag Wieers repo, see: )

BTW: I'm using  TVtime now: Incredible picture Quality! See:


More information about the users mailing list