[linux-dvb] HVR4000 Update?

Pasi Kärkkäinen pasik at iki.fi
Sat Feb 23 16:01:26 CET 2008


On Sat, Feb 23, 2008 at 03:20:25PM +0300, Igor wrote:
> you have only two possibilities now
> 
> the latest multiproto from Manu Abrahamlinux-dvb at linuxtv.org
> http://jusst.de/hg/multiproto/
> +
> multiproto-hvr4k-2008-01-28.patch from  Holger Steinhaus
> http://linuxtv.org/pipermail/vdr/2008-January/015348.html
> 
> Or you can use Hauppauge diffs for v4l-dvb hg repository
> from http://dev.kewl.org/hauppauge/Hauppauge from Darron Broad
> 
> 
> Igor
> 

Hmm.. I haven't been following the multiproto discussion very closely, so
could someone give an update on it.. 

- Why it is not (yet) merged with the default/kernel dvb drivers? 
- What needs to be done to get it merged? Who's working on it?
- What's preventing the merge? 

Thanks!

-- Pasi

> 
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Ian Bonham" <ian.bonham at gmail.com>
> To: linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
> Date: Sat, 23 Feb 2008 12:59:09 +0100
> Subject: [linux-dvb] HVR4000 Update?
> 
> > 
> > Hey All,
> > 
> > Well it still seems to me that the Multi-Proto mess is still impacting real
> > World use of cards such as the HVR4000. I'm currently using Ubuntu 7.10, and
> > have still not managed much from my HVR4k apart from the main DVB-S channels
> > on Astra 28.2e. I use Myth as my Media Server, and have no access to DVB-T
> > or DVB-S2 channels. I read there are patches to make this poss, but there is
> > such a muddle of info I am totally unsure what I should be doing to use the
> > features of the card properly.
> > 
> > Can anyone please make a clear guide on what I should do to get my HVR4k
> > going properly with Myth? If I can't get things going 'properly' just being
> > able to help beta stuff would be good. What SVN do I need to check-out? What
> > patches do I need to apply? What Myth do I need to check out? Then what
> > patches does that need?
> > 
> > Please guys, give us some pointers here so we can help with testing and
> > maybe help push this forwards. What distro is best for getting things
> > working? I'm on Ubuntu 7.10, but would SuSE better serve a solution? Fedora?
> > Which?!
> > 
> > Thanks,
> > 
> > Ian
> > 
> > 



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