[linux-dvb] Scan API

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Mon Nov 21 14:37:29 CET 2005


Andrew de Quincey wrote:

>On Monday 21 Nov 2005 13:06, Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
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>
>>On Mon, Nov 21, 2005, Andrew de Quincey wrote:
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>>>These are all good points. I'm going to start prototyping now - it'll be
>>>obvious during that which API calls are the best all round from an API
>>>and an implementation point of view.
>>>      
>>>
>>Have you had a look at the data sheet of demodulators which
>>support scanning in firmware, like the mt352 and mt312?
>>(Are there others?)
>>
>>I believe the mt3xx data sheets are available from the Zarlink website.
>>
>>I wanted to check them myself and comment on your API proposal, but
>>again failed to find the time to do so. :-(
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>yeah - I did. That was why I agreed with having frequency range scanning in 
>the kernel since the mt352 can do that entirely in hardware. 
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>

Probably the best thing to do is to implement it in the frontend 
specific way for the time being, and later on we can have a common way 
of factoring the code out to make all frontends adhere to something in 
common.


Manu




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