[linux-dvb] Merging hvr3000 into main branch

Emilio Castellano ecastellano at microgenesis.es
Thu Aug 9 18:53:01 CEST 2007


Steven Toth wrote:
> CityK wrote:
>> Emilio Castellano wrote:
>>  
>>> I've been using steve's branch for hauppauge hvr3000 for a 
>>> while.....I'd like to know if somebody knows when it'll be commited 
>>> steve's branch with dvb-s support to the main branch.
>>>       
>>
>> As I believe that the hvr-3000 is fairly similar (except S2?) to the
>> hvr-4000, some recent insight from Steve may also explain the situation
>> for your device:
>>
>> http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2007-July/019432.html
>>   
> 
> The hvr3000 tree takes a very different approach to implementation vs 
> the hvr4000. The HVR3000 adds support to the saa and cx88 tree's for 
> multiple exclusive frontends on a single bus, enabling applications to 
> open either a DVB-T or DVB-S frontend.
> 
> It's proof of concept code. I asked for feedback very early on the new 
> mechanism and the general consensus was positive. However, the tree 
> contains changes to the DVB frontend framework and should be reviewed 
> more closely prior to any updates/rework/merge activity.
> 
> Given the current hybrid tuner project, it would be wise to leave the 
> HVR3000 and HVR4000 tree's as-is. These product use hybrid tuners 
> FMD1216 and will benefit from the tuner refactoring projects.
> 
> - Steve
> 
Thanks for the status info Steve. I'll look forward to see included this 
new approach in the main repo.

Best Regards,

-- 

Emilio Castellano



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