TV tuner

Jamie Bowden ragnar at
Sat Sep 6 09:10:38 PDT 2003

On Sat, 6 Sep 2003, Dmitry Terentjev wrote:

> Can anyone recommend a TV-tuner card that works well on 4.x or 5.x

bktr0: <BrookTree 878> mem 0xec001000-0xec001fff irq 10 at device 9.0 on
bktr0: Detected a MSP3451G-A2 at 0x80
bktr0: Pinnacle/Miro TV, Temic NTSC tuner, msp3400c stereo.
pci2: <multimedia> at device 9.1 (no driver attached)

That's a Pinnacle PCTV Pro PCI card.  It uses the Conexant (formerly
Brooktree) 878 chip.  In North America it's got an NTSC tuner on it, and
everywhere else, PAL or SECAM as appropriate for the locale.

It works fine in 4.x and 5.x.

12:08pm yakko  /home/jamie %uname -a
FreeBSD yakko 5.1-RELEASE-p2 FreeBSD 5.1-RELEASE-p2 #0: Sun Aug 31
18:06:14 EDT 2003     jamie at yakko:/usr/obj/usr/src/sys/yakko  i386

Any Brooktree/Conexant 848 or 878 based card should work fine.

Jamie Bowden

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