Which TV cards do send the audio data via PCI?

Frank J. Beckmann frank at barda.agala.net
Fri Nov 18 15:38:12 GMT 2005


am Freitag, 18. November 2005 00:23 schrieb Arne WXrner:
> --- "Frank J. Beckmann" <frank at barda.agala.net> wrote:
> > to the bktr driver. That sound much more elegant.
> > But which cards work thar way?
> I use a Hauppauge PVR 250 in my old pentium 160MHz (or so)... That
> card sends mpeg audio/video data over the PCI bus. See
> ports/multimedia/pvr250 in FBSD R5.4.

That sounds interesting. Which aplications work with that card?

> > And how does FreeBSD the that data. Does a second mixer
> > appear?
> Nope. The card choses a default sound volume. It might be possible
> to send volume change requests via the PCI to the card, but I dont
> know how.

I read that the audio stream is encodet in the mpeg stream. That answers my 
question fpr that card.

Is there really no bt8x8 card that sends the audio data via PCI?

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