Subject: Re: Digital TV tuners?
To: Bob Kemp <email@example.com>
From: Jonathan A. Kollasch <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 04/29/2007 10:24:47
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On Fri, Apr 27, 2007 at 10:42:32PM +0100, Bob Kemp wrote:
> I've got a Leadtek WinFast DTV2000H but, although the chips are now recog=
> the card won't configure. The bktr(4) man page says that=20
> Supported cards include most cards by AVerMedia, Hauppauge, Leadtek,
> Miro, Pinnacle, Pixelview, Terratec, and some other companies, especi=
> all cards based on the Brooktree Bt848, Bt848A, Bt849A, Bt878, or Bt8=
> chips. A notable exception are the ATI All-in-Wonder cards.
> but I kind of get the impression that this is out-of-date. Most cards do=
> seem to use the Brooktree chips anymore. For example,
> Are more recent cards, eg containing the Conexant CX23880, at all compati=
No, though some seemingly leaked documentation for this family is
findable with Google.
I gave up on a bound-to-be-gave-up-on project of mine:
> Alternatively, does anybody know of a good card that works w/ NetBSD,
> preferably with UK "Freeview" capability?
If you were in an area that used ATSC I'd suggest the SiliconDust HDHomeRun.
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