[linux-dvb] DVB-S2 API vs. HVR4000: When?

Ian Bonham ian.bonham at gmail.com
Tue Nov 6 18:11:37 CET 2007

On 06/11/2007, Steven Toth <stoth at linuxtv.org> wrote:
> Gregoire Favre wrote:
> > On Mon, Nov 05, 2007 at 01:52:26PM -0500, Steven Toth wrote:
> >>>> At this stage I'm looking for a "Yes, in principle we like the idea,
> but
> >>>> show me how you do feature XYZ" from other devs. At which point I'll
> flush
> >>>> out more code this would probably lead to an RFC for your approval.
> >>>
> >>> Seems like no one is interested.
> >> yeah, apparently.
> >
> > Well, you only asked developpers... I think it would be a good idea...
> You and I appear to be in a very small minority.

Ahem?! :)

> >> In reality, that was a year ago and maybe it's time to revisit DVB-S
> >> support for the HVR4000. Given the current political climate I think I
> >> like that idea. I'll rework the driver and present a patch later this
> week.
> >
> > HVR-4000 without DVB-S2 support could be added directly from
> > http://dev.kewl.org/hvr4000/v4l-dvb-hg-2007-11-04.diff which is based on
> > a removed hg repo. (See http://dev.kewl.org/hvr4000/ ).
> >
> > I always wondered why this patch (or previous ones) weren't included in
> > v4l-dvb ???
> I built an new tree last night with HVR4000 and HVR4000lite support
> taken from my other trees. After testing I'll likely push that tree up
> this evening. My dish is compromised right now, so no doubt we'll have
> fun.
> Darron's patch has some IR and I2C related changes that I'm not
> comfortable merging, without more information/investigation.
> We can persue those after the test tree is built, and merge any
> subsequent changes and/when required.
> This will be a good step forward.
> - Steve

As soon as the new tree is up, I'll grab it and give it a test out here. I
am stuck for a couple of days with work, but can put in some testing time
and report back anything I find.

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