Getting bt878 tuner card to work

maarfree maarfree at
Sun May 15 10:20:50 PDT 2005

Rebuild xawtv with WITH_LIBZVBI="YES" and you'll get scantv

On Sun, 2005-05-15 at 20:08 +0400, Karolis Tamutis wrote:
> Hello, I recently bought a Leadtek winfast tv2000xp tuner card, which
> is based on bt878 chipset. I installed the bktr driver, all went ok.
> dmesg output:
> # 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.
> This means the card is detected and should be working?
> What software should I use? I tried xawtv without success, since
> scantv is for some reasons not included in the package installed from
> port. What should I scan channels with? Also looked into mythtv, but
> then realised it works only with Hauppauge PVR-250 card.
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