This ioctl is deprecated. Synopsis

int ioctl(fd, VIDEO_GET_STATUS, struct video_status *status) Arguments

int fd File descriptor returned by a previous call to open().
int request Equals VIDEO_GET_STATUS for this command.
struct video_status *status Returns the current status of the Video Device. Description

This ioctl call asks the Video Device to return the current status of the device.

struct video_status {
        int                   video_blank;   /* blank video on freeze? */
        video_play_state_t    play_state;    /* current state of playback */
        video_stream_source_t stream_source; /* current source (demux/memory) */
        video_format_t        video_format;  /* current aspect ratio of stream*/
        video_displayformat_t display_format;/* selected cropping mode */
}; Return Value

On success 0 is returned, on error -1 and the errno variable is set appropriately. The generic error codes are described at the Generic Error Codes chapter.