Subject: Re: Receiving TV on netbsd ?
To: None <>
From: Mike Parson <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/07/2005 10:16:34
On Mon, Feb 07, 2005 at 11:43:16AM +0100, Florence HENRY wrote:
> Hello,
> We plan to replace our broken VHS recorder by a netbsd machine that 
> would be able to receive TV and record programs on hard disk or DVD.
> That would be a small i386 machine with a DVD burner, a huge hard disk, 
> and 2 video cards : one for receiving TV, and one for casting the video 
> flux on a TV or a video projector.
> What are your experiences in receiving TV under NetBSD ? What TV cards, 
> with high quality tuner are supported ?
> And what are your expriences in casting video flux with a S-video 
> output? I once had a laptop provided with a S-video output, but I never 
> managed to cast the output on the TV through a S-video/RCA cable.

Like others have said, Linux is actually far ahead of NetBSD for this.
Google around for MythTV.

Michael Parson