[linux-dvb] [PATCH] bttv freeze fix for kernels > 2.6.10-rc2 [Exact problem identified]

Hamish Moffatt hamish at cloud.net.au
Tue Apr 5 01:54:28 CEST 2005


On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 08:40:10AM +1000, Nigel Pearson wrote:
> >>    I guess the only question now is -
> >>Will any future DVB cards use on-board BT8xx audio?
> >
> >You mean the audio interface on the bt8xx card.. ?
> 
> 	Yep. At the moment, we have:
> 1) budget cards where the 878 just DMAs the DVB data
> 2) intermediate cards, where the 878 can also transfer
>    digitised data from a composite or S-Video port
> 
> 	Over time, manufacturers cram more features in.
> I reckon that that soon we will have:
> 3) advanced cards, with both audio and video digitising
> 
> 	But, as you say, they will be different cards,
> with different interfaces.

Hopefully they'll employ a CX2388x for this, which has an MPEG channel
separate from the audio/video sampling channels, rather than the BT878.

In theory the CX2388x could do DVB and analog at the same time.
The BT878 could never do that, as the audio channel has been 'borrowed'
for the DVB data.


Hamish
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