[CentOS] OT: hardware: blackmagic video capture cards

Thu Mar 16 20:04:42 UTC 2017
Bruce Ferrell <bferrell at baywinds.org>

On 3/16/17 11:12 AM, m.roth at 5-cent.us wrote:
> Hi, folks,
>     I'm still trying to find a video capture card that won't crash Dell
> servers, and ran across a Blackmagic BDLKDUO2 DeckLink Duo 2. It claims
> to support Linux. I'm also seeing, in the few non-Blabkmagic or sales
> pages I can find, that they like "binary blobs". I also haven't been
> able to find anything about o/s or library requirements.
>     Has anyone run across these cards, or know anything at all about them?
> All we're doing with them is running a few video cameras in for
> surveillance of our secure rooms, no audio, nothing fancy, with the
> motion package reading the input.
>        mark
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Blackmagic support is sketchy at best.

I'd have to say they allegedly support Linux.

I got one of the USB 3 units that claimed Linux support and was told 
"nuh uh" with not even an attempt to find a way to make it go.

Find something different.