Author Topic: [SOLVED] Is this DVB-tuner plug & play in LinuxMCE 810  (Read 970 times)

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[SOLVED] Is this DVB-tuner plug & play in LinuxMCE 810
« on: September 10, 2009, 02:51:26 pm »
Hi everyone,

I need to setup a cheap linuxmce, and i was looking into this tuner:
http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/MSI_DigiVox_mini_II

But is there anyone who has tried it in Linuxmce or knows if it will work with a minimum of modifications?


Thanks
Jones
« Last Edit: December 29, 2009, 04:13:44 pm by Jones »

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Re: Is this DVB-tuner plug & play in LinuxMCE 810
« Reply #1 on: September 10, 2009, 03:10:52 pm »
Hi everyone,

I need to setup a cheap linuxmce, and i was looking into this tuner:
http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/MSI_DigiVox_mini_II

But is there anyone who has tried it in Linuxmce or knows if it will work with a minimum of modifications?


Thanks
Jones

Hi Jones,

Well it looks like this USB DVB-T tuner has been supported since the 7.04 Kernel so as far as I can see it is basically going to work. However it will not be 'plug n play' inside LinuxMCE in the sense that it will not automatically get configured and added to MythTV as a 'capture' card. You have two options to solve this - use MythTV-setup to add and configure the card like you would if Myth was not part of LinuxMCE or read up on how to create a LinuxMCE device template for a tuner card and create one for this card

(Thom will love you forever if you go the latter route :-)... as getting device templates added by everyone who has a new tuner is a great way to 'grow' the number of supported tuners)

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Re: Is this DVB-tuner plug & play in LinuxMCE 810
« Reply #2 on: December 29, 2009, 04:13:27 pm »
As off LinuxMCE 810 Beta2 it is detected correctly by v4l.
So, all that are need by the user is to configure it in MythTv.

Thanks Andrew
/Jonas