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Old 10-16-2003, 02:03 AM   #1
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Arrow PixelView TV-Tuner Under redhat9

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I have PixelView TV-tuner model= PV-BT878P+ (REV. 9D) with conexant chip.

will it work under redhat 9.
will i have install its driver for linux or redhat9 already have, if redhat9 does have its driver then tell from where i can find it driver.
same about its software which software will strat mt TV channel, i think that mplayer or xine can do this but i am not sure.

Old 10-16-2003, 02:19 AM   #2
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I have a Hauppage WinTV but I think it has the same chipset. I used it with Redhat 8 once and it worked immediately, without installing anything. I use xawtv for watching tv, I don't think mplayer or xine can do this.
Old 10-17-2003, 08:00 AM   #3
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thanks i will try xawtv.

still waiting for proper reply.

Old 11-19-2003, 10:05 AM   #4
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i have the same chipset and the same card and it is not yet suppported by bttv

so u will need to patch ur kernel with the v4l2 patch to enable the support


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