FreeBSD: MythTV and driver porting, ...

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at
Wed Apr 11 01:16:51 UTC 2007

On Tuesday, 10 April 2007 at 12:35:54 +0000, Rick Nekus wrote:
> I'm a little off topic, or not as informed GPL-wise, but this is
> definitely in FreeBSD's interest (as you guys might already
> anticipate :)
>   [1]

OK, this is the announcement of a motherboard wit an inbuilt tuner.

>   I've also seen a  "lot" of newer MB's with built-in Cable
>   Ready/Antennae/Sat IN, including TV-Tuner, and an HDMI-output soon
>   replacing the now antiquated 15-pin VGA output.
>    So, ...drivers and MythTV porting will be a must since eventually
>   just like every good (multimedia)thing will end up as "standard' (i
>   use that term loosely :) on x86/AMD64/... Motherboard hardware.

Sure.  Note that MythTV has already been ported.  The tuner issue is
well known.  The question is: how do we get good tuner support?
Currently Linux has the momentum, but their kernel structure is
incompatible with ours, so we can't just use their drivers.

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