[PLUG] Linux TV Tuner

Anand Nene anandn at gmx.net
Mon Jun 26 11:51:23 PDT 2006


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[06/26/2006 07:19 PM IST] Mayuresh wrote:
> system. (I recollect it was a pain on systems with 2.4.x kernels and I had 
> given up that time.)

Not much, works out of the box, but be sure you have a hammer
OR a wall next to you (for banging your head) as you will need
it while you try out various combinations for card and tuner
type :P

I penned down what it took me to get this card working here:
http://www.f1-india.org/drupal/?q=node/22

(PS: Ignore the post title and the hostname in the post)

The Pixelview card is BT878 based, very well supported even
with 2.4.x version;

> I hardly use it to watch TV (!) and do not know whether the 
> choice of card has anything to do with TV quality rendered.

Very decent picture quality, given that how cheap it sells!

Anand

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