WinTV PVR 250

pixfBSD pixfbsd at
Tue Jun 24 06:58:05 PDT 2003

I have the same card, but I never used it with windows, nor *BSD.  I'd
perfer using with FreeBSD.  I've setup a linux box and gone through the
whole patch 2.4.20 kernel to get Video4Linux support and install the
ivtv module information to try the program MythTV (

On Fri, 2003-06-20 at 04:55, Nathan wrote:
> Did I miss something?  I thought this card uses BT878 or did they change the chipset.  The card is about 1 -2 months old.  Card works in windows.  I added bktr0 and the other needed devices to my kernel:
> device          smbus
> device          iicbus
> device          iicbb
> device          intpm
> device          smb
> device  bktr0
> and I  believe this is it in my dmesg output:
> pci0: <unknown card> (vendor=0x4444, dev=0x0803) at 13.0 irq 5
> any help you can offer would be great, thanks.

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