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New Linux PVR option

Quoting dsr at

> On Thu, Mar 10, 2005 at 12:17:45PM -0500, Robert La Ferla wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > >Interesting.  I'm way close to getting *some* kinda PVR option.
> > >
> > 
> > Why not just install MythTV?
> Your failure to read the article has caused lack of
> comprehension.
> MythTV is a software package. It needs specialized hardware to
> run on. The PVR option being discussed is exactly that kind of
> specialized hardware.

It's nothing new..  There have always been a set of Video cards that work quite
well.  I've got a bunch of Hauppauge PVR-250 cards that contain onboard mpeg
encoders.  They work quite well with MythTV using the IvyTV drivers.

So this hardware isn't anything all that special, it's just yet another option.

       Derek Atkins, SB '93 MIT EE, SM '95 MIT Media Laboratory
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