I have setup this card with gentoo 2008. In some others distributions like Ubuntu or Fedora, I’m sure it should be easier. The card that I’m writing about is: 04:09.0 Multimedia video controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Video Capture (rev 11) 04:09.1 Multimedia controller: Brooktree Corporation Bt878 Audio Capture (rev 11) It works with module bt878 Device Drivers —] [M] Video For Linux [*] Enable Video For Linux API 1 compatible Layer [*] Video capture adapters —] [M] BT848 Video For Linux [*] DVB/ATSC Support for bt878 based TV cards make && make modules_install after that we edit /etc/modprobe.conf or /etc/modprobe.d/bttv and we add the following lines: alias char-major-81 videodev alias char-major-81-0 bttv options bttv pll=1 card=120 radio=1 tuner=38 remote=1 bttv_verbose=1[…]