[linux-dvb] Terratec Cinergy Hybrid T USB XS: new Information
patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Thu Jan 5 09:55:57 CET 2006
The chip constellation was discussed on this list in this thread in
Thomas Kaiser (linux-dvb) wrote:
>>> Following chips are used on the Terratec Cinergy Hybrid T USB XS:
>>> # Tuner (receiver): XCEIVE XC3028
>> ^^ this is a very popular tuner, but unfortunatly, is not supported in
>> linux at this time, due to lack of proper specs required to create a
>> driver... I'm sure some other developers have run into this in the
>> past as well... Unfortunately, I dont have an answer for this tuner,
>> although supporting it would open up the possibilities of supporting
>> many more devices.
This tuner is, as already stated in the old thread, not so easy to
program. It needs a (quite large) firmware for each different working mode.
Did someone already ask Xceive if they are willing to provide
information (or even reference code) to make an OpenSource driver?
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