Archive for the 'DVB Drivers' Category

Hauppauge HVR 900 tuner and Ubuntu 8.10

November 16th, 2008

Ubuntu 8.10, aka Intrepid Ibex, has been out for several weeks now, and I’ve been testing the HVR 900 tuner since the later alpha releases starting some months ago. Now we have a final OS release just how well does this tuner work? First of all I’m using a vanilla HVR 900, watch out for [...]

Hauppauge HVR 900 tuner and Ubuntu Hardy

June 8th, 2008

This is a follow up on my previous attempts to get the Em2880 based Hauppauge HVR-900 USB tuner working. First a word of warning. There appears to be a new model of the HVR-900 labeled the HVR-900H. This is a new hardware revision and uses a totally different chipset, and as such won’t work with [...]

Update on DTT support for Linux

April 11th, 2008

I’ve just posted a quick update to the article on DTV and Linux with some additional information on supported hardware, plus the section on DTT Debugging under Linux has also been expanded with feedback from the NZ MythTV Mailing list.

Working HVR-900 Driver

November 20th, 2006

Well a quick update on the Linux driver for the Hauppauge HVR-900 USB tuner. A quick posting on the Video4Linux mailing list and I got some tips on setting up the unit for NZ. Appears I was using the wrong firmware pack, and I needed to use the v3 firmware set mentioned at the Em2880 [...]

Linux and MythTV Driver support for Hauppauge HVR-900 USB Tuner

November 19th, 2006

I recently got a Hauppauge HVR-900 USB tuner for testing, and I’ve been trying to debug both the analogue and digital driver support for this card. See the V4L Em2880 page for more details. All of this work is being kindly sponsored by OpenMedia as part of their support for Digital TV in New Zealand. [...]