[mythtv-users] Card PVR250/350 alternative

John Harvey john.p.harvey at btinternet.com
Tue Sep 21 03:33:27 EDT 2004

I suspect this is 'just' a driver issue. I think scanning could be made to
work with the 250/350 its just not been done. I believe I even saw an ioctl
that could be used to implement it. If you are interested I could take a


> -----Original Message-----
> From: mythtv-users-bounces at mythtv.org [mailto:mythtv-users-
> bounces at mythtv.org] On Behalf Of Prash
> Sent: 21 September 2004 08:13
> To: Discussion about mythtv
> Subject: [mythtv-users] Card PVR250/350 alternative
> Hi People,
> Since PVR 250/350 have no autoscanning feature available - I'm looking for
> an alternative. Can anyone recommend one? I've heard about brooktree -
> what brand and model should I be looking for?
> Will ivtv drivers work with brroktree or do I need to get a driver from
> somewhere else? I quite like the PVR250/350 quality but since xawtv or any
> other software do not scan channels with PVRs and I want to build an
> interface to iron out some rough spots on myth like the grabber (where you
> have to switch between commandline and gui) and add a channel scanning
> feature which will automatically populate the database.
> Thanks in advance.
> Prash
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