Subject: Re: mythtv and netbsd?
To: None <>
From: Brian McEwen <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 02/14/2006 15:39:42
On Feb 14, 2006, at 6:13 AM, Dieter wrote:
> Analog TV broadcasts are mandated to go away soon, so I
> don't see any point in getting an analog-only card.

2009.  For about $110, I took the plunge.

> I could only find one card (HD-3000) that could receive
> digital signals and had any sort of Unix driver, and
> that was for Linux.  :-(
>> For the video cards?
> Some people are working on a free/open source graphics
> card.  Plan is to support dual-link DVI, TV-out,
> sync-on-green.  It isn't ready yet.

I have great faith (tm) that by the time the big roll-out happens,  
for the USA at least, all cards will have such restrictive DRM that  
there will be little point in trying to capture on the fly. I'd love  
to be wrong, but I don't see any signs of the corps. that run our  
politicians losing control here,  yet.