[linux-dvb] PCI-X DVB-S Card - recommendation need

Richard Reuters Lists at reuters-it.com
Wed Aug 23 12:08:16 CEST 2006


> > > Can anybody recommend me well-supported in Linux DVB-S card for PCI-X
> > > slot?
> >
> > I used a WinTV Nova-S in two different PCI-X machines without problems.
> > This is a budget card with an "universal" PCI connector which supports
> > 3.3V and 5V slots, so this card works in PCI-X slots, too.
> >
> > As a full-featured card I tried a WinTV Nexus-s Rev. 2.3. This revision
> > has an universal PCI connector, too. But when I load the driver and start
> > VDR, the machine hangs. Didn't had time to look deeper in this and
> > switched my VDR to a machine with 2 64-Bit PCI slots.
>
> WinTV... sounds like SoftModem ;)
> I have only one PCI-X slot in 1U Rack-mount server.
> Thanks, will googling about this cards.

Both are cards by Hauppauge.

> Is any other full-featured PCI-X cards?

None I am aware of. 

But you may have better luck with the Nexus-s. As I said, I had no time to 
look further at the problem with this card. But if you can wait until next 
week, I can offer you to run some tests this weekend.

ciao
  Richard Reuters



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