[PATCH] Re: [linux-dvb] [PATCH] Multi protocol support (stage #1)

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Thu May 25 23:52:01 CEST 2006

Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> The frame structure of DVB-S2 is totally different than
> DVB-S, so a DVB-S2 demodulator will not be able to demodulate
> a DVB-S stream. E.g. STB0899 contains two completely
> seperate demodulators for DVB-S and DVB-S2 mode.
The documents also say that way, a DVB-S demod cannot decode DVb-S2 and 
vice versa, but the specs also recommend that DVB-S also be implemented 
in a DVB-S2 receiver, for compatibility mode.

Yup, the STB0899 has a DSP for DVB-S + DSS and another one for DVB-S2, 
all built in the same chip.



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