If you are having problems with this card, try these modprobe settings. However are there any programs that could allow me to record tv shows to my computer? September 29th, 2. February 5th, 9. Most of the discussion on this page handles about the BT based cards.

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I am guessing that the module is built into kernel now. As a result, a processor closer to 1GHz is lifeeview to capture using one of these cards, especially for Live TV viewing since that involves both encoding and decoding at the same time.

Bookmarks Bookmarks Lifrview del. More detailed information on the module options can be found at: This driver supports both the BT based cards as the older BT based cards. If you have multiple Bttv cards in your system, you can specify each one using a comma seperated list. Ubuntu Forums Code of Conduct.

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Thanks for the guide, this worked perfect for my Maxron maxtv tuner card. Originally Posted by gtr Originally Posted by art December 10th, 5. I don’t think there’s ANY way to get this card going under ubuntu. Howto setup a bt TV Card under ubuntu feisty all you have to do is install tv-time and it works. The ljfeview now is So if you have this card, don’t bother with this method Last Jump to page: Navigation bt8778 Personal tools Log in.


Check that the bttv module is correctly auto detecting your card and tuner type. I had to use a livecd to repair it. Join Date Jul Beans Hidden! Most of the discussion on this page handles about the BT based cards. Many of these cards also provide audio capabilities supported by the btaudio drivers. The correct title of this article is bttv. The drivers are ridiculously buggy for this card.

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However are there any programs that could allow me to record tv shows to my computer? For details lifevies our forum data attribution, retention and privacy policy, see here.

February 5th, 9. Now I use Tvtime to watch satelite television on my computer monitor while I browse the web.

Using a vanilla ubuntu setup, the card is detected, but NO device nodes are created although dmesg says it does create a dvb0, this doesn’t exist in the filesystem. Also make sure that you have the capture card connected to the audio card using a CD audio cable.


It was written when I was running Ubuntu 7. The biggest problem is that the tea chip can’t auto detect itsself, and the module cannot distinguish between the lifevieew and tda, so they must be setup manually. These cards are software driven components in that they rely on the computer processor to handle much of the load, unlike the Hauppauge PVR series of hardware encoders.

Brook Tree is the manufacturer of the bttv “family” of video capture chipsets. This page contains key values to properly load bttv module bt788 your system based on the model card you have. November 27th, 7.