FreeBSD: MythTV and driver porting, ...

Rick Nekus solarux at
Wed Apr 11 04:34:35 UTC 2007

ya, let me re-word that,  I was a lott off topic, and not very realistic.

>From: Greg 'groggy' Lehey <grog at>
>To: Rick Nekus <solarux at>
>CC: freebsd-multimedia at
>Subject: Re: FreeBSD: MythTV and driver porting, ...
>Date: Wed, 11 Apr 2007 10:46:48 +0930
>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.
>See complete headers for address and phone numbers.

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