[linux-dvb] Terratec XS HD support?

hermann pitton hermann-pitton at arcor.de
Wed Jan 21 03:07:08 CET 2009


Am Samstag, den 17.01.2009, 11:16 +0100 schrieb Markus Rechberger:
> On Sat, Jan 17, 2009 at 10:57 AM, BOUWSMA Barry
> <freebeer.bouwsma at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Hi Markus, I follow your list as a non-subscriber, but I thought
> > it would be worthwhile to post this to linux-dvb as well, and
> > eventually to linux-media...
> >
> > On Thu, 15 Jan 2009, Markus Rechberger wrote:
> >
> >> On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 8:01 PM, Markus Rechberger
> >> <mrechberger at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> >> Is there any news about Terratec HTC USB XS HD support?
> >
> >> > it's upcoming soon.
> >
> > Thanks Markus, that's good news for me, and for several people
> > who have written me as well!
> >
> >
> >> http://mcentral.de/wiki/index.php5/Terratec_HTC_XS
> >> you might track that site for upcoming information.
> >
> > Interesting.  You say that your code will make use of a BSD
> > setup.  Can you or someone say something about this, or point
> > to past discussion which explains this?  Would this be the
> > userspace_tuner link on your wiki?
> >
> > In particular, I'm wondering whether this is completely
> > compatible with the standard DVB utilities -- dvbscan,
> > dvbstream, and the like, or whether a particular higher-
> > level end-user application is required.
> >
> >
> 
> The design goes hand in hand with some discussions that have been made
> with some BSD developers.
> The setup makes use of usbdevfs and pci configspace access from
> userland, some work still has to be done there, it (will give/gives)
> manufacturers the freedom to release opensource and binary drivers for
> userland.
> I'm a friend of open development and not of some kind of monopoly
> where a few people rule everything (linux).

I do remember when BSD shared some tuner code with GNU/LINUX ;)

What you try to make up from it now is in best case a joke.

Please enjoy further, but it is totally unrelated to you,
concerning sharing.

Cheers,
Hermann





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