[linux-dvb] [PATCH] Initial support for AVerTVHD Volar
mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Fri Oct 17 22:58:24 CEST 2008
Felix Kolotinsky wrote:
> Hi Daniel and Mike
> My name is Felix Kolotinsky and I am product manager at AVerMeia Tech
> USA office and I am in Bay area too.
> I came across your posting for AVerTVHD Volar A868 and sound like you
> were able to get this tuner to work in Linux and I would like to get
> more info from you:
> 1. What kernel did you use
We merged support for the device into kernel 2.6.27
> 2. What Linux flavor is it
We merged support for the device into the official vanilla kernel
2.6.27, which means that all distributions based on 2.6.27 or later will
> 3. What application
Support was added to the dvb-usb-cxusb driver, which uses the linux-dvb
standard API. Any linux-dvb standard compliant application will work
with the device.
> 4. How is performance of this tuner?
As I understand it, not very good. I helped Daniel merge the code, but
I don't have one of these devices of my own -- if you'd like to send me
one, I can test it out myself and make improvements as necessary. We
suspect that the issue lies in driver for the MaxLinear tuner.
If you want to send me a device, please email me privately off-list and
I'll give you a mailing address.
> 5. And some other questions J
> I have a few questions to you about your post for AVerTVHD Volar with
> Would you please let get back to me either by email or call me at my
> cell below.
I'm a bit busy right now -- lets keep it on email. If this is a private
matter, please feel free to email me privately off-list. mkrufky at
linuxtv dot org
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