If you have ever struggled with that age old question, "How do I get a TV Tuner to work reliably in Linux", I found a great solution that really works for me.
It's called the Viewsonic N5 TV tuner/video processor. I wrote a brief review of this tuner solution for bsdgangster.org. For those interested, you can read it here:
"If builders built buildings the way programmers write programs,
the first woodpecker that came along would destroy civilization."