[linux-dvb] [PATCH] Support for Magic-Pro DMB-TH usb stick

Michael Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Sun Aug 10 20:02:36 CEST 2008


Michael Krufky wrote:
> Timothy Lee wrote:
>> Michael Krufky wrote:
>>> Timothy Lee wrote:
>>>  
>>>> Attached is a patch against v4l-dvb repository to add support for
>>>> Magic-Pro DMB-TH usb stick.  DMB-TH is the HDTV broadcast standard used
>>>> in Hong Kong and China.
>>>>
>>>> Regards,
>>>> Timothy Lee
>>>>     
>>> Timothy,
>>>
>>> In order for your patch to be applied to the kernel, a sign-off is
>>> required.
>>>
>>> Please respond to this email with your sign-off, as described here:
>>>
>>> http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb/file/tip/README.patches
>>>
>>> e) All patches shall have a Developers Certificate of Origin
>>>
>>>
>>> Also, what software can people use with your device & driver to tune
>>> to DMB-TH services?
>>>
>>> How do users scan for services?
>>>   
>> Dear Michael,
>>
>> Thanks for your hint on getting the patch accepted.  I've now cleaned
>> up the patch to pass checkpatch.pl, and signed it off.
>>
>> I've also attached a second patch against the dvb-apps repository
>> which adds a DMB-TH scan file for Hong Kong.  Since the ProHDTV stick
>> contains a DMB-TH decoder (lgs8gl5) onboard, it outputs MPEG-TS to the
>> PC.
>>
>> I've been using mplayer to test the driver.  But since I'm using
>> dvb-usb's generic video streaming mechanism, I imagine the driver
>> should be compatible with other DVB software. 
> Timothy,
> 
> I've applied your patch to my cxusb tree, with slight modifications, in
> order to coincide with another patch to the same code.  Please test the
> tree and confirm proper operation before I request a merge into the
> master branch.
> 
> http://linuxtv.org/hg/~mkrufky/cxusb
> 
> I'll push the Hong Kong scan file to dvb-apps after this tree is merged
> into the master branch.
> 
> If you have any additional fixes / changes to make before this is merged
> into master, please generate them against this cxusb tree.

I also have a question--

If the device is called, "Magic-Pro DMB-TH usb stick" then I think that we
should change its name from "Conexant DMB-TH Stick" to "Magic-Pro DMB-TH usb stick"

Which is the correct name?

-Mike



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