[mythtv-users] Anybody think there will be any chance of getting Linux support for this?

jedi at mishnet.org jedi at mishnet.org
Tue Jan 8 18:48:30 UTC 2008


> On Jan 8, 2008 9:54 AM,  <ccmail at bellsouth.net> wrote:
>> Phil Bridges wrote:
>>
>> > http://www.engadget.com/2008/01/08/directvs-pc-tuner-is-real/
>> >
>> > If so, this could make me seriously consider DirecTV.
>>
>> Absolutely zero chance of that.  The requirement for a DRM-crippled

Hard to say really...

I just sent a message to DirecTV requesting they support this under Linux.

I also included a reminder that I will never accept their PVR and that
I may defect to the local cable provider in order to get HD support for
Tivo/MythTV.

>> operating system such as Vista will kill it for Linux.
>
> I predict that any protections will be broken approximately 3 seconds
> after release.  It's a shame that as a citizen of the US I could be a
> criminal for accesing a signal that I pay to recieve.




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