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Re: BTTV on Debian and Kernel 2.4.7

On Aug 01 2001, Herbert Pirke wrote:
> Under SUSE-Linux I had my TV-Card (Terratec TV+) running
> perfectly. SUSE installed everything automatically, which means that
> I have no idea what to do. In addition to that, the kernel I used
> under SUSE was a 2.2.18.

	I'm following this thread closely, since I can borrow a
	Conexant Fusion 878a board from my uncle for 1 or 2 days and
	I'd *LOVE* to capture a rare VHS video and put it in a digital

	BTW, what software in Debian would be recommended for
	converting the generated AVI file to an MPEG-1 format suitable
	for producing a VCD disc.

	What about converting the video to a DIVX format? Can
	libavifile be used?

	BTW #2, reading the list of supported cards in the
	documentation files that came with Kernel 2.4.7 (the CARDLIST
	file), I don't see the Broktree 878a chip mentioned, but I'd
	assume that it would be supported, since the 878 chip is
	supported, right?

	Has anybody else done something similar with Debian? 

	Thanks in advance, Rogério Brito.

  Rogério Brito - rbrito@ime.usp.br - http://www.ime.usp.br/~rbrito/

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