[mythtv-users] Hauppauge Win-TV 878/9 (???)

jedi at mishnet.org jedi at mishnet.org
Tue Nov 20 17:03:21 UTC 2007

> On 11/20/07, jedi at mishnet.org <jedi at mishnet.org> wrote:
>> > Hi everyone,
>> >
>> > I've got a kinda crappy old computer (its a Cisnet Circuit City
>> special)
>> > with a Hauppage Win-TV (series 878/9 I think) that I've dropped into
>> it.
>> > I'd like to upgrade to MythBuntu from windoz (I can't even watch TV
>> and
>> > surf
>>    ...shouldn't be a problem.
>>    Those chipsets have been supported in Linux for a LONG time. Their
>> programming specs have been freely available since the beginning.
>>    I used those docs myself to tweak the original bttv driver to support
>> the 878/9.
>> [deletia]
> Fantastic.  I can't wait to get hacking and cracking.
> BTW, I have a lot of experience with Debian but I'm a complete newbie when
> it comes to MythTV.  Do you think the Mythbuntu distribution will be a
> good
> place for me to start so that I can get myself up and running quickly?

...just use the regular Ubuntu 7.10 distribution.

A special purpose vertical distro really isn't needed.

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