Best tv app for cxm (pvr250)?

Vulpes Velox v.velox at
Fri Nov 10 07:12:03 UTC 2006

On Sun, 29 Oct 2006 21:55:44 +0100
Torfinn Ingolfsen <torfinn.ingolfsen at> wrote:

> Hi,
> Ok, I have the pvr250 port working with my pvr350 card. But using
> setchannel and mplayer is inconvenient, because I need to exit
> mplayer to switch channels.
> So, what's the best TV viewing application that works with the cxm
> device? I'm not ready to install MythTV on FreeBSD yet, I just want
> a simple app so I can watch TV in a window / fullscreen under X.
> I'm guessing xawtv won't work.

There is a tuner control program in the ports. I would just start
mplayer and then user the tuner control program. This works because
mplayer does not lock /dev/tuner.

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