[linux-dvb] Newbie question
Cristo Saulo Bolaños Trujillo
cbolanos at telefonica.net
Mon Jan 9 14:41:07 CET 2006
Right, that's very good notices.
Hmm... Avermedia has a composite input ? Could it dispatch a mpeg-2
Sid Boyce wrote:
> Sid Boyce wrote:
>> Cristo Saulo Bolaños Trujillo wrote:
>>> Hello everyone,
>>> I'm thinking about buying a dvb-t card (Avermedia 771 PCI or Haupauge
>>> Nova-T), mainly for recording programs from TV, right, the question is:
>>> how good is the quality ? and resolution ?
>>> Does recording gather much cpu ? I'm running an Ahtlon 2000 XP+ with
>> I have the Hauppauge Nova-T PCI working from Mandrake 10.1+kernel
>> 2.6.13 to Mandriva 2006 and it's been fine on all kernels up to
>> 2.6.15-git1 without patches.
>> I installed the Kworld V-Stream DVB-T on vanilla SuSE 10.0 at my
>> daughter's, I just plugged it in and powered up. I was impressed with
>> this cheaper card so much I've installed one on my SuSE 10.0 box with
>> bleeding edged kernels. In both cases I'm using xawtv from
>> bytesex.org snapshots and kaffeine with xine-lib I built as SuSE's
>> version doesn't handle certain formats. Mythtv also works fine on the
>> SuSE box, but I have setup problems with it on Mandriva 2006.
>> I'm pleased with both, just wished I'd tried the V-Stream first,
>> would have saved me some cash.
> I forgot to mention that the daughter's box is a Athlon 900 with 256M
> and a FX5200 128M, but I haven't tried it on recording.
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