[linux-dvb] Some thoughts and questions

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Sun Sep 30 15:16:26 CEST 2007


Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> On Sun, Sep 30, 2007, Manu Abraham wrote:
>> Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
>>> The actual drift is totally irrelevant for the zig-zag scan.
>>> Zig-zag is a trial-and-error approach, and only needs to know
>>> - the step size (derived from the demod's carrier capture range)
>>> - max. the number of steps (derived from channel bandwidth)
>>> - the time to wait between steps (derived from the demod's
>>>   worst case time to lock on a signal)
>> This is what i am doing in the STB0899 driver. You are preaching to the choir.
> 
> Then why don't you use the dvb-core implementation instead of
> reimplementing it in the STB0899 driver?



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