I currently have my Wii plugged into a Linux box with a Hauppauge WinTV PVR-350.
To view the video input on my monitor I use VLC with
/dev/video0 as the input.
This works great, but I would like to be able to press the record button on the capture card's remote and have the Linux box start recording my Wii's output until I press the stop button.
I've fiddled around using
irexec to just pipe the output of
/dev/video0 to a file, but this seems inelegant as a solution.
Is there anything out there that makes it easy to view, and arbitrarily record, a video input using a lirc interface?
The box currently has Ubuntu 9.04, but that should be irrelevant.
I've also posted this question on the Ubuntu Community Forums.