[linux-dvb] Pinnacle PCTV HD Ultimate Stick

Markus Rechberger mrechberger at gmail.com
Thu Nov 15 15:15:16 CET 2007

On 11/15/07, Michael Krufky <mkrufky at linuxtv.org> wrote:
> Jeff Rosenberg wrote:
> > I just purchase the PCTV HD Ultimate Stick.  I decided upon this since it
> supported clear QAM and had flash space for recording to the stick in
> addition to the hardrive.  I read that the PCTV HD Pro Stick was supported
> with the latest Experimental build based on the em2883 chipset.  I took the
> risk and went with the Ultimate instead of the Pro.
> [snip]
> >   Any chance that there will be support for this newly released USB stick
> ?
> You wont find native support for this in any Linux Distribution's native
> kernel anytime soon.
> Your best bet, in this case, is to look at Markus' experimental repository.
> I don't think that he has support for this exact device yet, but he does
> have most of the pieces required.
> #1) You need em2880-dvb support, which is not yet in the master v4l-dvb
> development branch
> #2) (I think) you'll need an xc5000 driver, also not yet merged into the
> v4l-dvb master branch.
> You might be able to assemble the right pieces of code together, but I don't
> know where you'll find it all at this time.
> Given a few months (or weeks, in a perfect world) time, the situation may
> become clearer.


this is no em28xx based device, I guess it's a dibcom one.


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