[linux-dvb] [RFC]

Manu Abraham manu at kromtek.com
Wed Feb 16 09:40:49 CET 2005

Hari_Mohan wrote:
> I don't know much about this but I have seen this in a dvb demodulator
> output and ASI convertors. These lines were termed DVALID and these used to
> stay high whenever there is valid data in the transport stream
> bus-8bit/serial. This line stays low when there are some special characters
> coming in the bus. I think this flag is related to that. Even error line
> also is similar - ie whenever there were some uncorrectable errors this is
> supposed to stay low - depends on your configuration
What i was wondering was that, whether this information could help in 
the upper space DVB API/driver in any manner, in terms of error 
correction and or other aspects.

> Hari
> -----Original Message-----
> From: linux-dvb-bounces at linuxtv.org [mailto:linux-dvb-bounces at linuxtv.org]
> On Behalf Of Manu Abraham
> Sent: Wednesday, February 16, 2005 12:27 AM
> To: linux-dvb
> Subject: [linux-dvb] [RFC]
> Hi,
> Is there any advantage in getting the following flags out from the tuner 
> (STV0299 based).. such that it might be of some help.. ?
> (1) data valid
> (2) error


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