[linux-dvb] Supported Cards with kernel 2.4

Jean-Francois Thibert (SageTV) jeanfrancois at sagetv.com
Wed Dec 28 16:09:28 CET 2005


On December 27, 2005 04:05 pm, Helmut Auer wrote:
> Jean-Francois Thibert (SageTV) schrieb:
> >On December 27, 2005 01:06 pm, Helmut Auer wrote:
> >>>Why not take a go at porting the Activy support to 2.6 ? You will get a
> >>>load of features and a lot to choose from. Both the Twinhan 1025 and TT
> >>>cards are working already quite good under 2.6. This might help others
> >>>too looking for Activy support, if not yet supported under 2.6.
> >>
> >>Good idea, but parts of the driver are closed source, so its too hard
> >>for me to do that.
> >>Do you want to have an activy for working this out :-)
> >
> >I have done that port for another platform running on 2.6 but I'm not sure
> >what the license for the drivers are.
>
> Oh - that sounds great.
> Have you done this by upgrading the open source part of the driver, or do
> you also have to work on the binary part ?
>
> I am talking about this driver:
> http://www.sigmadesigns.com/support/download_netstream2000_linux.htm

Sorry about that, it seems the driver I have ported isn't the same one and 
that its source is not available publicly. I think it's a more recent 
redesign of the driver, no idea why they don't provide it.

Jean-Francois Thibert



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