[mythtv-users] Pinnicale PCTV HD pci card

Ma Begaj derliebegott at gmail.com
Thu Dec 27 00:11:03 UTC 2007

2007/12/27, Muppet Man <muppetman4662 at yahoo.com>:
> Wow!!  Thanks for the response!  You are correct about the card, I am going
> to guess that is
> Pinnacle PCTV HD Card (800i)
> http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Pinnacle_PCTV_HD_Card_%28800i%29
> So, with this information, is there any way I can get myth tv to work with
> this card?
> Thanks again
> ----- Original Message ----
> From: Ma Begaj <derliebegott at gmail.com>
> To: Discussion about mythtv <mythtv-users at mythtv.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, December 26, 2007 5:24:44 PM
> Subject: Re: [mythtv-users] Pinnicale PCTV HD pci card
>  2007/12/26, Muppet Man <muppetman4662 at yahoo.com>:
> >
> > Greetings all,
> > I recently received a pinnicale pctv pci card from my family for X-mas.  I
> > was wondering if there is any way I can get this up and running with myth
> > tv.
> >
> > I am running ubuntu 7.10, and I've been with linux for about 2 months.  I
> am
> > still trying to find my way around with linux, but I am will to try
> anything
> > to get this up and running.
> >
> > Thanks...
> check out www.linuxtv.org/wiki/ or directly
> http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Special:Search?search=pctv&go=Go
> your card has probably a model number, not only "pctv pci card".
> and it is pinnacle, not pinnicale... just cracking wise :)

as wiki says:
"The chips used by this card are mostly supported by the linux V4L and
DVB drivers with the exception of the XC5000 which is being

I am not using ubuntu, but there are probably some packages with
modules for this card.

but I would download
http://www.linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb/archive/tip.tar.bz2 (latest
repository checkout) and compile it: unpack the file, cd in the
unpacked folder, run make menuconfig, select corresponding modules or
all modules, exit the menu, run make && make install and reboot.

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