[linux-dvb] CableStar2 dont work (2.6.13 + dvb-kernel CVS)

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Sat Sep 10 15:04:23 CEST 2005


Patrick,

On Sat, Sep 10, 2005 at 01:16:41PM +0200, Patrick Boettcher wrote:
> On Sat, 10 Sep 2005, dvb wrote:
> 
> >CableStar2 Rev:1.2 (Flexcop IIB + STV02970 + TDEE4-017A) in Windows OK, in 
> >Linux dont work
> 
> Support for the CableStar2 is not in dvb-kernel yet. The stv0297 in 
> dvb-kernel is not compatible with the one needed for the CableStar2.
> 
> I will try to put a CableStar2 specific stv2097-driver into dvb-kernel CVS 
> today, with the hope, that someone with more time and access to DVB-C is 
> able to merge both drivers in the future.

Patrick also wrote:
> Added files:
>         linux/drivers/media/dvb/b2c2: stv0297_cs2.c stv0297_cs2.h
>                                       stv0297_priv.h
> 
> Log message:
> adding special stv0297-driver for the Technisat/B2C2 CableStar2 PCI and USB
> devices (USB untested)

Please remove this from CVS. This won't get merged into the kernel this
way (two slightly different drivers for the same thing: no way), and
thus we don't want this in CVS.

If you can't merge the two drivers youself then it's best to post a patch
here or put it somewhere for download and let someone else do the work.

Johannes



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