[linux-dvb] DVB network frontend /dev/dvb/adapter0/net0 ??
Simon.Sudler at gmx.net
Wed Jun 22 15:30:30 CEST 2005
Simon Baxter wrote:
> found this
> DVB Network API
> The DVB net device enables feeding of MPE (multi protocol encapsulation)
> packets received via DVB into the Linux network protocol stack, e.g. for
> internet via satellite applications. It can be accessed through
> /dev/dvb/adapter0/net0. Data types and and ioctl definitions can be
> accessed by including linux/dvb/net.h in your application.
> What does this mean? Is this just what it says, i.e. some ISPs can
> provision internet connection via satelleite? If so, how does the
> transmit work?
You need a upling via isdn oder modem. T-Systems is also transmitting
some multicast services with can be used without uplink.
> So /dev/dvb/adapter0/net0 could never be used by a DVB-T card?
of course it can bee used with da DVB-T card, but you need a local
service provider witch brodcasts some services, DVB-H for instance.
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