[linux-dvb] V4L vs DVB [bcc][faked-from][heur][spam-bayes]
Mark.Howells at softoption.com
Wed Sep 20 16:49:16 CEST 2006
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steven Toth [mailto:stoth at hauppauge.com]
> Sent: 20 September 2006 13:26
> Subject: Re: [linux-dvb] V4L vs DVB
> Last I checked, VDR did not use V4L, it's a DVB (and maybe
> ATSC) DVR application.
Maybe so - I haven't really checked yet. I'm still learning about this stuff....
> "Assuming a decent tuner lock", your basic assumption is true
> but the subject runs much deeper than that.
Always, but at last my basic understanding appears to be correct. Can a V4L device provide MPEG streams like a DVB device? How does it provide EPG type info?
> Which product are you planning to work on? Which components?
> Perhaps someone is already working on it, or we already have
> drivers for parts of it.
It's unbranded but carries a product code of
Upon plugging the device, lsusb reports the device as
"Bus 1 Device 6: ID eb1a:e357 eMPIA Technology, Inc."
I've recently discovered that it contains a eMPIA 2870 device. As for any others I'll discover tonight when I get home from work and open it up ...
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