Help with tv tuner setup

Julian Elischer julian at
Wed Aug 10 21:46:15 GMT 2005

Karolis Tamutis wrote:
> Hello again. I've added this to my kernel config file:
> Now dmesg shows:
> %dmesg|grep bktr
> bktr0: <BrookTree 878> mem 0xe6000000-0xe6000fff irq 5 at device 9.0 on pci0
> bktr0: Leadtek Winfast TV 2000, Philips FR1216 PAL FM tuner.

TV is broadcast using FM

> This time, it says PAL, but I feel it is still not right, because my
> tuner doesn't have FM radio!
> Also, I have tried most of sysctl hw.bt848.tuner values, even set
> hw.bt848.format to 0 as suggested - still no luck. Could it be, that
> europe-east frequency table is not right for me? The bad thing is that
> I don't have windows right now to see those frequencies that make this
> tuner show something. Last thing I could do is modify the source of
> something where these frequency tables are defined..
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