[linux-dvb] Re: [Patch] - Adding support for the Nova-S-Plusand Nova-SE2

Merlet Fabien fabien.merlet at nagra.com
Tue Dec 6 12:36:46 CET 2005

Hi Steve,
Sorry not to have answered you earlier.

I wanted to know if it's possible to call diseqc commands directly
through the "ioctl"
or will it be blocked as you didn't implement this in the driver yet ?
I need to be able to control the LNB, that's why I use diseqc commands.


>-----Original Message-----
>From: Steve Toth [mailto:stoth at hauppauge.com] 
>Sent: mardi, 22. novembre 2005 18:15
>To: Merlet Fabien
>Cc: linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
>Subject: Re: [linux-dvb] Re: [Patch] - Adding support for the 
>Nova-S-Plusand Nova-SE2
>> Hi Steve and all who feel concerned (or already tried),
>> Looking at your patch, you mentioned not supporting diseqc commands 
>> yet, but I suppose there's no problem sending such commands with 
>> NOVA-S-PLUS to feed the dish?
>> >> ioctl(fd,FE_DISEQC_SEND_MASTER_CMD,&cmd);
>Right, the driver should be returning error for any DISEQC 
>message. It's a placeholder with a mental note to me (or 
>anyone else) that this needs done.
>I'm not sure I understand your question. You're asking for 
>DiSEqC support to be completed?

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