Is here any DVB-S card compatible with FreeBSD?

Lev Serebryakov lev at
Tue May 17 09:04:33 UTC 2011

Hello, Alexander.
You wrote 17 мая 2011 г., 12:23:06:

>>   I want to install satellite dish, but I don't have (and don't want
>> to have) TV set and all my servers are FreeBSD-based, only notebooks
>> and desktops are windows-based.
>>  Is here any way to convert satellite signal into IPTV with FreeBSD
>> server? Is here any DVB-S cards (with MAC slot!) compatible with
>> FreeBSD? I understand, that chances are low, but may be?

> We are not aware of PCI based ones, but USB ones work (with 8.2 /
  USB will be Ok, of course :)

> 9-current). Have a look at (DVB
> section). With "MAC" are you referring to common access modules (CAM /
  Thank you.

> PayTV)? If yes, there are some where the DVB-S(2) part should work,
  Yep, I've messed terms :)

> but none of them are tested regarding CAM and multimedia/webcamd has  
> no support for this (you would have to talk/work with hps@ regarding  
> this).
  Maybe, it will ``just work'' :) I'll

// Black Lion AKA Lev Serebryakov <lev at>

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