Preliminary ATI TV Wonder bktr support

Justin Hibbits jrh29 at
Thu Aug 12 12:07:48 PDT 2004

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On Aug 12, 2004, at 14:52, Stijn Hoop wrote:

> Hi,
> On Thu, Aug 12, 2004 at 08:48:49AM -0400, Justin Hibbits wrote:
>> It's not complete (no sound yet, and no idea where to begin), but the
>> ATI TV Wonder is now auto configured.  Source merged from OpenBSD.
>> Since I'm not a regular FreeBSD hacker, I'm posting it here.  I hope
>> it's the right list.
> I'm not qualified to comment on that, but if this isn't picked up by a
> committer you might want to consider using send-pr(1) to send this 
> patch
> to the FreeBSD bug database.

Yeah, I sent a followup to the PR database (PR 60599), after this post. 
  Cross-posted to current@, so you should see it soon.

>> Anyway, maybe someone can figure out how to go from here, since I'm
>> stuck now.  I'll continue working on it though.
> FWIW, I recall that most of the open source BT878 drivers don't do 
> internal
> sound, and instead rely on you to feed the audio channel into your 
> soundcard.
> At least, that's what works for me with a no-name TV tuner card; it 
> even
> included a male-male minijack cable to do so. So if that's all that's 
> missing,
> you might be as far along as anyone has ever been.

Yeah, I have audio being fed directly to the soundcard, with all mixer 
settings set properly.  This setup works perfectly with Linux, just not 
FreeBSD.  I sent an email to Gerd Knorr (author of the bttv driver for 
Linux) about my problem, hoping he can point me in the right direction 
to get it working.

> --Stijn
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- -Justin

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