[Gllug] DVB-T on Debian

Bruce Richardson itsbruce at workshy.org
Fri Jun 6 13:59:20 UTC 2008

On Fri, Jun 06, 2008 at 02:57:23PM +0100, Ashley wrote:
> Phil Reynolds wrote:
> > Is there a readily-available TV card that will receive Freeview on a
> > system running Debian etch, preferably using free software?
> >
> > (I am not necessarily after one immediately but do need to make plans
> > for the day when my analogue card gives up.)
> >   
> Hi Phil.  Since 2002 I've used the Hauppage WinTV Nova-T.  This is known 
> as a "budget" card as it doesn't have hardware mpeg2 decoding but it's 
> worked flawlessly for me.  Back when I first got it I had to build 
> drivers from cvs against the kernel source etc etc but for the last 
> couple of years it's worked out of the box.

I have been using the Nova-TD on Debian PPC for months now, with no


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