[mythtv-users] Newbie Question about getting a Winfast 2000XP Expert working with MythTV

Chris Keegan nospam at theisolationist.com
Tue Jan 22 18:50:20 UTC 2008


Gah! If it's analog only, I'm giving up because I've absolutely no
interest in analog tv. I have seen conflicting information about the
CX238802 chip though; I never knew it would be so difficult to
ascertain the truth about a card.

Chris...

On 22/01/2008, David Watkins <watkinshome at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 21/01/2008, Chris Keegan <nospam at theisolationist.com> wrote:
> > It kindof works for TVtime, by which I mean I get one channel of
> > analog tv. I haven't tried xdtv.
> >
> > I believe the card is a dvb-t tuner, but I'm not even certain of that anymore.
>
> Looks more like an analog tuner to me
> ..
> >[180077.962047] cx88[0]: i2c scan: found device @ 0xc0  [tuner (analog)]
> ...
> >[180078.080894] cx88[0]/0: registered device video0 [v4l2]
> ...
>
> That 'v4l'  (video for linux) line looks encouraging to me, but I've
> not used analog tuners for a long time.
>
> How familiar with mythtv are you?  There are quite a few things that
> have to be in place before you start seeing pictures on the screen.
> In particular you need to get all your channels correctly defined in
> the database.  Maybe your card is working.
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