[linux-dvb] Re: Twinhan Starbox support (VP702x)

Patrick Boettcher patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Sat Oct 14 13:13:37 CEST 2006


On Sun, 1 Oct 2006, Ken Harris wrote:

> 
> 	Patrick:
> 
> 	I'm trying to get my Starbox working in Linux.
> 
> 	I compiled your tree : http://linuxtv.org/hg/~pb/v4l-dvb on a Fedora 5
> system.
> 
> 	I've attached the output of 'dmesg' and 'dvbstream'.  Both seem to
> indicate that the card is working, but I don't see any packets on the network.
> This same script works fine with the vp1025 PCI card.
> 
> 	My box says "vp7021" (not "vp7021a"), so I guess I have "starbox" (not
> "starbox 2").  What's the difference?  Do you know when your driver will work
> with the "starbox"?

Probably never. 

In the vp702x.c-driver there are some comment which can help to write to 
support. But I don't have the time, not is it very useful to get this 
device working, because of its limited capabilities.

Patrick.



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