[mythtv-users] Starting over from scratch; need advice or information

Adam Bodnar ambodnar at gmail.com
Thu Jul 21 16:33:25 EDT 2005

Take a look at http://wilsonet.com/mythtv/fcmyth.php

Jarod does a wonderful job walking you thru step by step in setting a
fully complete system that uses the PVR250(which I can atest works
just fine under Linux) or a bt878 or pcHDTV cards.

On 7/21/05, Joe Marcom <jmarcom at earthlink.net> wrote:
> Hello, again.  Having near-total failure watching TV in Linux, and can't
> find the reason; it has to be someting I am "supposed to know", but
> don't.  This is my situation to date:  About this time last year, I
> bought a pcHDTV2000, but was never able to configure it to work, so I
> put it away.  Recently, I installed a Hauppauge WinTV-PVR250 and tried
> a Knoppmyth full-install, which appeared to work, but crashed on reboot.
> I since discovered that the Hauppauge card is not recognized by any
> Linux distro (exactly the same as my ATI AIW Radeon card).  Finally, I
> tried a WinTV-GO card.  It was seen by MDK 9.1, and scanned for channels
> - but has no channel-changing capability. Same for SuSE 9.2.  FC2 finds
> a "Bt878 video capture device", but the TVtime television viewer does
> nothing when clicked.  I am now totally lost and out of ideas.  The work
> has been on my backup PC (Asus A7V600, XP1700, 768 MB ram, ATI AIW
> Radeon 9600 graphics card), and various distros.  Primary PC dual-boots
>   Win98 and SuSE 9.0.  I want to view/capture TV, especially HDTV, and
> will do anything necessary to achieve this...just don't know what to try
> next.
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