[linux-dvb] [patch] dvb-bt8xx cleanup

Kenneth Aafløy lists at kenneth.aafloy.net
Fri Mar 11 17:15:19 CET 2005


On Friday 11 March 2005 15:16, Manu Abraham wrote:
> > Exactly. 
> > One would need another layer with a "Twinhan command protocol" and the card
> > driver only supplies the I2C, USB, etc. interface. This is kind of
> > overkill right now when all cards on the market with this protocol are
> > Bt878 based (or is the DVB-S USB adapter available?).
> 
> I had thought about a different layer (but did not consider the USB 
> devices), considering the new PCI devices having multiple sessions..
> 
> I was wondering how exactly to tackle that one.. since all the devices 
> were common in one aspect.
> 
> But at this point do we really need an additional layer ? As you said 
> wouldn't it be an overkill ?
> 
> I think the devices are outgrowing the API too fast than expected..

I belive you should make the dst a new driver like the dvb-bt8xx one,
and move the twinhan stuff out of dvb-bt8xx into dst. As far as I can see,
they will then both depend on bt878. Make sense?

Kenneth




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