[linux-dvb] Re: DVB-S on quad TV tuner card from Medion PC MD8800

Steven Toth stoth at hauppauge.com
Fri Sep 29 00:17:53 CEST 2006

>> In the case of the cx2388x cards, Hauppauge has an HVR3000 card that has
>> both DVB-T and DVB-S demods on it.  Only one can be used at a time, as
>> they would share a single transport to move the ts data.
>> Steve Toth has been working on the 8802-mpeg port functionality of the
>> cx88 driver, and he has created this device_acquire method, that allows
>> the driver to select which frontend has access to a bus at any given moment.
>> You might want to take a look at his tree for ideas:
>> http://linuxtv.org/hg/~stoth/hvr1300-final?cmd=changeset;node=4b846f1d939b;style=gitweb
>> This tree doesnt yet deal with multiple DVB frontends, but it does deal
>> with MPEG Encoder vs. DVB-T demod.  I believe the multiple frontend
>> support is coming next, but I havent asked him about that.

I'm going to do the HVR3000 patch tonight, showing multiple demods on a 
single bus.



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