[mythtv-users] RE: fusion hdtv 5 gold or lite?

Neil neil-on-mythtv at restricted.dyndns.org
Thu Jan 5 20:46:15 UTC 2006

>I have both cards and they seem to work about the same, for analog and 
>digital. I'm not aware of a way to use the card to tune both analog and 
>digital, since there doesn't seem to be a way to tell Myth that the two 
>different interfaces are sharing one tuner. Someone can correct me if I'm 
>missing something, but when I set up both a V4L analog and a DVB source, 
>they fight with each other.  
>There is nothing unusual about tuning QAM with the Fusion lite. Cable QAM 
>has never been easier than it is with the current SVN version of Myth. 
>Just modprobe dvb-bt8xx with an appropriate kernel, configure the card in 
>Myth and do a scan. Since cable doesn't usually give you PSIP data you'll 
>have a bunch of "unnamed" channels you can surf through and find what you 
>-- Rob

Hi Rob, 

Thanks for the inputs. So that means, the Fusion HDTV lite is very well 
supported now in linux and by mythtv. Do you have notes on how to scan a QAM 
and setup mythtv? This way, there is a less likelihood of me ruining up my 
existing air2pc setup. 



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