MythTV port

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at
Mon Jan 1 17:12:24 PST 2007

On Sunday, 31 December 2006 at 15:18:23 +0100, Torfinn Ingolfsen wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Dec 2006 11:17:10 +1030
> Greg 'groggy' Lehey <grog at> wrote:
>> As nominal maintainer, I should confess that I haven't found time to
>> try it out.  I'm more interested in doing it well than doing it
>> quickly, and I'll probably spend a lot of time ensuring that it
>> configures easily.  Any help I can get there is welcome.
> Speaking of help: do you want me to send-pr the changes I have made, or
> will you just pick it up from this mailing list?

Good question.  On the whole, given the current broken state of the
FreeBSD web site, I'd suggest sending them here.  Explicitly copying
me helps.

>> After that, I'll only be using it for playback, at least until we get
>> some DVB tuner support.
> Interesting. I'll be getting a DVB-S card soon (it was too cheap to
> let go). I don't know if it wll work here, as my cable compnay says
> that it won't (perhaps they've encrypted even the free channels -we
> shall see).

DVD-S works wherever you can see a satellite.  Assuming you're not
beyond the Arctic circle, I'd expect them to work.

The real issue is kernel support for DVB at all.  We don't have it
yet.  I took a look at the Linux code and came to the conclusion that
adapting it would be non-trivial.

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