[linux-dvb] xc3028 tuner development status?

James Klaas jklaas at appalachian.dyndns.org
Wed Nov 28 22:37:22 CET 2007


On 11/13/07, Markus Rechberger <mrechberger at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/13/07, James Klaas <jklaas at appalachian.dyndns.org> wrote:
> > On 11/13/07, Markus Rechberger <mrechberger at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On 11/13/07, aldebaran <aldebx at yahoo.fr> wrote:
> > > > Hi!
> > > > I noticed that a few commits concerning tuner xc3028 have started to be
> > > > done in the mercurial tree. Is the support for this tuner already usable
> > > > (at least for testing purposes)?
> > > >
> > > > One month ago I was told in this mailing list that you were still
> > > > working on the firmware part but apart from that the work had already
> > > > been done. Any news?
> > > >
> > > > I own an HP/Hauppauge WinTv885 mod 77001 with cx23885 and xc3028
> > chipsets.
> > > >
> > >
> > > The xc3028 is implemented for several cx88 and saa7134 devices on
> > > mcentral.de for analogue TV, radio and DVB-T.
> >
> > How well does this get along with the rest of the
> > linux-dvb/video4linux drivers?  I've found in the past that I cannot
> > run both the mecentral.de drivers with the v4l/linux-dvb drivers, so
> > I'm limited to using one or the other and I have stuff that I have to
> > run under the v4l drivers.
> >
>
> what are you missing?
>
> Markus
>

After some quick research neither the mcentral.de and the linuxtv
drivers gets along very well with the gspca web cam drivers.  It seems
to me that at one time they got along.

The Ubuntu kernel source package 2.6.20-16.32, seems to be able to
have them all get along.

James



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