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New Linux PVR option

On Thu, 10 Mar 2005, Derek Atkins wrote:
> 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.

It *is* something new.  

It's external.  
It can be moved from machine to machine.  
It will work with a laptop.
It doesn't take up an IRQ.
It has built-in divx encoding.

What hardware was available for Linux that could do all these things 

DDDD   David Kramer         david at
DKK D  Sarcasm: Just one more valuable sevrvice I offer.

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