[linux-dvb] [PATCH] bttv freeze fix for kernels > 2.6.10-rc2 [Exact problem identified]

Manu Abraham manu at kromtek.com
Tue Apr 5 12:04:48 CEST 2005

> >>     I guess the only question now is -
> >> Will any future DVB cards use on-board BT8xx audio?
> >
> > You mean the audio interface on the bt8xx card.. ?
> 	Yep. At the moment, we have:
> 1) budget cards where the 878 just DMAs the DVB data
> 2) intermediate cards, where the 878 can also transfer
>     digitised data from a composite or S-Video port
> 	Over time, manufacturers cram more features in.
> I reckon that that soon we will have:
> 3) advanced cards, with both audio and video digitising
> 	But, as you say, they will be different cards,
> with different interfaces.

What i meant to say is that as new features do creep in, there would be
changes in the interface too... You can see that if compare the
interface of a couple of various different budget cards..

>From TT budget cards to the Twinhan .. You will find that the interface
is too different, Eventhough you have a similar Fusion chip.. As time
goes by even newer chips will repeat as in history.. For example
consider the old Rockwell 878 and the Fusion 878..


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