[linux-dvb] Re: hdtv scanning

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Mon Nov 6 13:43:33 CET 2006


Benny Amorsen wrote:
>>>>>> "KS" == Klaus Schmidinger <Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de> writes:
> 
> KS> The whole HDTV thing is of no interest to me until there is a DVB
> KS> card that can actually replay HDTV in hardware.
> 
> Why would it have to be the DVB card doing it? That seems to be the
> job of the graphics card and the CPU.

Well, call me old-fashioned, but I believe that for normal
live tv viewing a DVB card should be able to do the job
entirely on its own. VDR just tells it which channel to tune
to and that's it. It's this "take some old PC, put in a DVB card
and have a digital video recorder" thing ;-).

Klaus



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