[linux-dvb] [Fwd: Re: New Hauppauge Board] requires multiproto

Will Tatam will at netmindz.org.uk
Tue Mar 13 00:02:38 CET 2007


Steven Toth wrote:
> Will Tatam wrote:
>> Manu Abraham wrote:
>>  
>>> On 3/10/07, Steven Toth <stoth at hauppauge.com> wrote:
>>>    
>>>> Will Tatam wrote:
>>>>      
>>>>> I was directed to http://linuxtv.org/hg/~stoth/multiproto via an
>>>>> off-list message but this tree is 6 months out of date and does not
>>>>> compile for me under 2.6.19
>>>>>
>>>>> Why was this branch not rolled back into the main trunk ?
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>         
>>>> Manu,
>>>>
>>>> How are the multiproto patches going? I'm assume they're fairly stable
>>>> and you're actually working on the stb0899 support. Various HVR4000
>>>> users testing the multiproto stoth tree are reporting success, except
>>>> the tree is very old now.
>>>>       
>>> the API patches are fine now AFAICS.  (did add in some additional
>>> Physical Layer params as well to the params struct for apps that are
>>> capable of debugging the same) Uploaded a tarball
>>> (http://www.kromtek.com/dvb/mp-stb0899.tar.bz2)
>>>
>>> In the dvb_frontend thread, i am looking whether i created a new bug
>>> or not. Probably you can take a look in there, another set of eyeballs
>>> surely would be better
>>>
>>>    
>>>> Do you plan to submit those patches for final review, or mainline
>>>> merging anytime soon?
>>>>       
>>> probably i need to port in the changes again, since there were changes
>>> in the tree after pushing that tarball out
>>>
>>> will need to bump the version also, one up.
>>>
>>> regards,
>>> manu
>>>     
>>
>> I am confused as to what that tarball is as I have just looked and it
>> appears to add support for the STB0899 but does not havr the support for
>> the CX24116 which was added in the multiproto branch
>>
>>  
>>> +config DVB_STB0899
>>> +    tristate "STB0899 based"
>>> +    depends on DVB_CORE
>>> +    help
>>> +      A DVB-S/S2/DSS Multistandard demodulator. Say Y when you want
>>> +      to support this demodulator based frontends
>>> +
>>>  config DVB_CX24110
>>>      tristate "Conexant CX24110 based"
>>>      depends on DVB_CORE
>>> @@ -46,12 +53,6 @@
>>>      help
>>>        A DVB-S tuner module. Say Y when you want to support this
>>> frontend.
>>>  
>>> -config DVB_CX24116
>>> -    tristate "Conexant CX24116 based"
>>> -    depends on DVB_CORE
>>> -    help
>>> -      A DVB-S/S2 tuner module. Say Y when you want to support this
>>> frontend.
>>> -
>>>     
>>
>>   
> Nope. I took a tree from Manu and added the 24116 to my local multiproto
> tree. I wouldn't expect manu's tree to support the HVR4000 / CX24116.
> 
> Steve
> 
> 

So how was this tree supposed to help me test support for HVR4000 side
by side with other devices (like my Connextant based Nova-T USB2) ?

Will



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