[linux-dvb] Lifeview DVB-T from v4l-dvb and Pinnacle Hybrid USb from v4l-dvb-kernel......help

hermann pitton hermann-pitton at arcor.de
Wed Apr 2 02:08:32 CEST 2008


Hi,

Am Mittwoch, den 02.04.2008, 00:41 +0100 schrieb Another Sillyname:
> Aidan
> 
> So are you working on integrating the em28xx devices that are working
> in v4l-dvb-kernel version into v4l-dvb (or ever your own version of
> same)?
> 
> Or will it require changes to too much code?
> 
> I have to say as a user/observer I find it ridiculous that there are
> two branches of working code that are pretty close to the same and
> won't work with each other.  If there's one area that Linux really
> clearly pi**es on Windows it's the handling of media and stuff like
> this just switches people off.
> 
> While not looking at the code or drawing any conclusions therein a new
> layer on top of v4l-dvb (whichever version) seems counter productive
> to me.
> 
> Ho hum.....can someone please just tell me how to get my kit working
> without having to re-invent the wheel.
> 
> Thanks in advance.
> 
> J
> 

did not look up what Markus currently has, but as a interim solution,
did you try modprobe/options saa7134 card=94 for the LifeView DVB-T?

Basically we have support for such kind of cards since longer, should
not be that difficult to get in in as a workaround for now.

Cheers,
Hermann







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