after some work, i did succeed install LinuxMCE 0810. Before installing the MCE part, i did install Kubuntu 8.10 and did the tests with my Prolink Pixelview PlayTV MPEG2 PV-M4900 and the remote control, using lirc. Everything worked fine.
After installing MCE 0810, the kernel shows the bttv loaded, but i could not find how to tell MCE to recognize my TV card and how to use the remote control.
Do anyone know how to have it working under MCE?