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

Timothy Lee timothy.lee at siriushk.com
Mon Aug 11 03:41:16 CEST 2008


Michael Krufky wrote:
> 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
>    
"Conexant..." is the name listed in the Windows INF file.  The circuit 
board appears to be a reference design branded by at least two companies 
(MagicPro and Mygica) in Hong Kong.

Regards,
Timohty
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