Re: Anybody want a device driver?
Fri, 9 May 1997 13:03:40 -0400

What is needed is a central repository (other than /usr/src/linux) for all
the neat drivers and patches out there.

On Thu, 8 May 1997, Alan Cox wrote:

> > Something I have been looking for is video capture and/or TV Tuner
> > capability in the U.S. and would buy whatever board/system supported these
> > under Linux, either in X, SVGA, or simply standalone (e.g. cat /dev/video
> > >movie.avi).
> Several BT848 based TV tuners have support under Linux in the BT848 driver.
> There is also a Matrox meteor driver.

The BT848 has not been tested on all cards (another project awaits me...),
and I think the meteor needs a matrox video card, and XFree only recently
supported that.

> > If there is some specific hardware, it would be the Nogatech PCMCIA
> > adapters (they have both tuner and video variants) so I could use them
> > with my laptop.
> That would so cool on a PC110