Help with tv tuner setup

Ion-Mihai Tetcu itetcu at
Tue Aug 9 09:24:14 GMT 2005

On Tue, 9 Aug 2005 13:02:03 +0400
Karolis Tamutis <karolis.t at> wrote:

> Could someone please help me setup this tuner I have:
> $ dmesg | grep bktr
> bktr0: <BrookTree 878> mem 0xe6000000-0xe6000fff irq 5 at device 9.0
> on pci0 bktr0: Leadtek Winfast TV 2000, Philips FR1236 NTSC FM tuner.
> I live in Lithuania, here we use PAL system and I guess it's
> europe-east channel frequency table. However, scantv can't find any
> channels. The tuner is working, I have succesfuly tested it in
> windows. I tried these programs without luck: fxtv, xawtv, mplayer.
> Could someone point me out, what to try next? Maybe some sysctl
> variable must be set? Thanks.

Start MoTV, click-right on the window, go ro Options->Add station and
change Channel by hand until you got some image, write something in
Channel Name and click OK; repeat the operation until you've cycled all
channels. Then Options->Save configuration.

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