[linux-dvb] HVR4000 Support
stoth at hauppauge.com
Wed Mar 14 17:10:04 CET 2007
>>>> Regular DVB-S and DVB-S2 should work fine. Remember you'll need apps
>>>> that support the multiproto API's to use the S2 functionality.
>>>> Lastly, see my posting to the ML last week for instructions on obtaining
>>>> the firmware.
> I will test the above sometime later, yet in the meantime I retrofitted
> the cx24116 demod driver into v4l-dvb hg minus the multiproto/dvb-s2 support and it
> functions. A bug was discovered which is probably the cause of the issue
> detailed below.
> There is a tarball for if you are interested, plus a scan output and kaffeine
> channel config for Astra-28.2E at http://dev.kewl.org/tmp/hvr4000/
That's exactly how the driver was originally developed. It's basically
held up behind multiproto for the S/S2 modulation selection during
tuning. You can absolutely make it work with the existing V4l-dvb tree
if you don't mind limited modulation support. It will be semi-limited.
I'm not likely support any effort to merge this into mainline until
multiproto truely arrives, else Manu's work is undermined. However...
Good work, thanks. It may help some people.
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