[mythtv-users] avertv volar ax

Nick Rout nick.rout at gmail.com
Tue Feb 9 19:03:17 UTC 2010

On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 6:56 AM, R. G. Newbury <newbury at mandamus.org> wrote:
> On 02/08/2010 03:28 AM, sharifah ummu kulthum wrote:
>> hi
>> currently i am using avertv volar ax usb capture card and i have just
>> downloaded the driver here
>> <http://www.avermedia.com/avertv/Support/Download.aspx?Type=Software&id=293&tab=APDriver>.
>> but i don't really know how to do everything as i'm being new to linux
>> and mythtv.
>> anybody know how i should proceed?
> At a quick glance you may have better results using the v4l drivers.

At a quick glance you'd be better using a card that has open source
gpl drivers. The proprietary ones are almost certain to fail the
moment the kernel developers change something  and/or avermedia are
too lazy|stupid to fix it.

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