[mythtv-users] Hauppauge Colossus review at AnandTech

Kevin Ross kevin at familyross.net
Sat Apr 16 10:27:23 UTC 2011

On 4/15/2011 4:28 AM, Ronald Frazier wrote:
>> Sound like there are still some bugs to work out but it’s looking promising:
> Yeah, it's an interesting card, but it's been discussed here before a
> couple times this year. The biggest problem is there are currently no
> linux drivers (I don't even know if anyone is working it it yet).
> Also, it uses a different chip than the HD-PVR...one from ViXS, which
> apparently has not been the most linux-friendly in the past.

According to their website (http://www.vixs.com/developmentkits.html), 
their SDK includes "Support for Linux DVB".  I'm sure it's closed 
source, not GPL, and we may end up with something like the nVidia binary 
blob, but it would be a start.

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