Using a vanilla ubuntu setup, the card is detected, but NO device nodes are created although dmesg says it does create a dvb0, this doesn’t exist in the filesystem. I had to use a livecd to repair it. For details and our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here. Views Read View source View history. Join our community today! Now I use Tvtime to watch satelite television on my computer monitor while I browse the web.

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Install a TV Tuner. February 5th, 9. In this case, don’t expect multiple input devices. Also make sure that you have the capture card connected to the audio card using a CD audio cable. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more. Retrieved from ” https: It follows the standard installation of the bttv driver for DVB as it is included in new kernels.

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Howto setup a bt TV Card

The drivers are ridiculously buggy for this card. For instance, here is the output for a machine with a bttv -compatible card:. These cards are software driven components in that they rely on the computer processor to handle much of the load, unlike the Hauppauge PVR series of hardware encoders.

As a result, a processor closer to 1GHz is needed to capture using one bt88 these cards, especially for Live TV viewing since that involves both encoding and decoding at the same time. Most common TV tuner cards will use the bttv driver, but check both lists and see if you can find your card. This is a general howto here. Do you have very poor color, very low volume and or channels off by one or more channels?

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Howto setup a bt TV Card Thanks for the guide, this worked perfect linhx my Maxron maxtv tuner card. It was written when I was running Ubuntu 7. The order is probably the PCI card order and should not change between boot ups.

Share your knowledge at the LQ Wiki. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Bttv devices are collectively those PCI cards that are based upon either a BtBg878 or Fusion A chip, and which are supported under Linux by the bttv and associated kernel driver modules.


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Start Lniux Trial No credit card required. Dissect it a little, and you will learn that its really just linux. This hack fills you in on what you need to know to install a TV tuner under Linux.

Originally Posted by art Most of the discussion on this page handles about the BT based cards. Want to know if that peripheral is compatible with Linux? Originally Posted by gr8scot.

Please visit this page to clear all Linuc cookies. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct. Brooktree Corporation Bt Video Capture rev 02 According the Hercules support site http: