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Old 20th February 2012
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Default Which PCI DVB-T tunner?

There are many topics about *BSDs and TV tuunners but I got the specific question:

Has someone tested some PCI DVB-T tunner running in OpenBSD great? Which?
(Doesn't matter if is drivers need to be compiled or are available in a binary.)

Please no off-topic and flame for using TV in OpenBSD
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Old 21st February 2012
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There are no DVB tuner drivers available. The only TV tuner driver available is for the ancient Brooktree tuner and compatibles. See bktr(4).

There are no 3rd party hardware drivers for this OS; it uses a monolithic kernel as well.
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I'd like to expand on my comments regarding the kernel.

While the kernel is built and shipped in monolithic form, kernel modules may optionally be created and loaded. The tools are in place primarily as productivity aids for the Project's kernel developers.

There have been third party kernel modules from time to time. Now deprecated, emulators/kqemu was one example of a kernel module available as a port/package.

I am not aware of any kernel modules currently available for modern, supported releases of the OS.

It is possible to build a hardware driver as a kernel module. However, integration points for common components (e.g.: IC drivers) may make integration with the kernel an overly complex undertaking.
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Old 22nd February 2012
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hi tvojegps !
not sure if this -old link- would help somehow :

http://forums.pcbsd.org/showthread.php?t=10312
http://freebsd.ricin.com/
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