[linux-dvb] MSI Megasky 580 using Uli m9206 - http://linuxtv.org/hg/~mkrufky/m920x

Markus Rechberger mrechberger at gmail.com
Wed Oct 4 22:22:31 CEST 2006


Hi,

On 10/4/06, Gunther Mayer <gunther.mayer at gmx.net> wrote:
> Michael Krufky wrote:
> > Patrick,
> >
> > Could you look over the changesets in this tree and let me know whether
> > or not you approve of this?
> >
> > Aapo,
> >
> > After you sent your patch in to the linux-dvb mailing list, Patrick had
> > some comments and requests for certain things to be cleaned up.  I have
> > not seen any response from you about those requests.
> >
> > In an effort to move things along, I have taken it upon myself to clean
> > up your patch.  I've updated it to comply with some of the recent
> > changes in the dvb-usb structure, and to use the new dvb_attach() method.
> >
> > I have also separated the qt1010 tuner code into a separate header file.
> >  It has come to my attention, thanks to Markus Rechberger, that there
> > may be more fixing to do with regards to the qt1010 stuff... but that
> > can be done later, in a separate patch.
> >
> > I'd like it if you could test the updated tree and confirm that it works
> > as expected with your device.  Please clone the following tree:
> >
> > http://linuxtv.org/hg/~mkrufky/m920x
> >
> > You will notice that I have decided to rename the driver from megasky to
> > m920x -- I did this for a few reasons:
> >
> > 1) There are probably other devices out there based on the m9205, m9206
> > and m9207 chipsets ... Adding support for those devices will probably be
> > a matter of updating the code in this driver, in which case, the name
> > 'megasky' may be inappropriate.
> >
> > 2) There is another device out there, called "MSI Megasky 580", based on
> > the gl861 chipset, using the same exact usb id as your device based on
> > the m9206 chipset.  This means that MSI released two completely
> > different devices, each with the same exact name and USB ID!
> >
> I believe you are wrong, the USB IDs differ:
> 0db0:5580 = MSI Megasky 580 (with m920x)
> 0db0:5581 = MSI Megasky 580 (with gl861)
>

I just put in my one and yes it's 0x5581 for the gl861 version


> However, I would like to receive photos of both pcb sides for
> www.bttv-gallery.de

Gunther, could you do us a favour and split up your site a bit..
The index file already takes around 2.6 MB (without images) .. it's a
browser killer at the moment..

thanks,
Markus



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