[linux-dvb] does Linux-2.6.13 support CableStar 2 PCI?
patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Sun Sep 18 23:14:47 CEST 2005
first try Anssi suggestion. I think it should help.
On Sun, 18 Sep 2005, Innocenti Maresin wrote:
> As far as I know, CableStar 2 _officially_ is not supported yet by Linux.
> But there is a "modified dvb-kernel-snapshot" by Patrick Boettcher
> ( see http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2005-July/003215.html ,
> http://www.wi-bw.tfh-wildau.de/~pboettch/home/index.php?site=cable4pc )
> that give a CableStar 2 support on the base of b2c2-flexcop driver.
> One month ago I got Linux-2.6.13-rc6 from kernel.org
You can use dvb-kernel CVS now. Currently there is a temporary
stv0297-driver which works with the CableStar2.
> linux-2.6.13-rc6/Documentation/dvb/README.flexcop states that
> - add support for CableStar (stv0297 Microtune 203x/ALPS)
> (almost done, incompatibilities with the Nexus-CA)
> , but I think it does not mean CableStar _2_ PCI (so named budget) cards.
There is no CableStar (one), but only a CableStar2. I sometime forget to
write the 2... Sorry for the confusion.
> Unfortunally, Patrick Boettcher gives a tarball of sources,
> not *patch* to [mainstream] drivers.
Try current dvb-kernel CVS. As my website says, there is no need anymore
to use the modified dvb-kernel snapshot.
Mail: patrick.boettcher at desy.de
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