[linux-dvb] xc3028 tuner development status?

Thomas Kaiser linux-dvb at kaiser-linux.li
Wed Nov 28 23:10:23 CET 2007

James Klaas wrote:
> On 11/13/07, Markus Rechberger <mrechberger at gmail.com> wrote:
>> On 11/13/07, James Klaas <jklaas at appalachian.dyndns.org> wrote:
>>> On 11/13/07, Markus Rechberger <mrechberger at gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> On 11/13/07, aldebaran <aldebx at yahoo.fr> wrote:
>>>>> Hi!
>>>>> I noticed that a few commits concerning tuner xc3028 have started to be
>>>>> done in the mercurial tree. Is the support for this tuner already usable
>>>>> (at least for testing purposes)?
>>>>> One month ago I was told in this mailing list that you were still
>>>>> working on the firmware part but apart from that the work had already
>>>>> been done. Any news?
>>>>> I own an HP/Hauppauge WinTv885 mod 77001 with cx23885 and xc3028
>>> chipsets.
>>>> The xc3028 is implemented for several cx88 and saa7134 devices on
>>>> mcentral.de for analogue TV, radio and DVB-T.
>>> How well does this get along with the rest of the
>>> linux-dvb/video4linux drivers?  I've found in the past that I cannot
>>> run both the mecentral.de drivers with the v4l/linux-dvb drivers, so
>>> I'm limited to using one or the other and I have stuff that I have to
>>> run under the v4l drivers.
>> what are you missing?
>> Markus
> After some quick research neither the mcentral.de and the linuxtv
> drivers gets along very well with the gspca web cam drivers.  It seems
> to me that at one time they got along.
> The Ubuntu kernel source package 2.6.20-16.32, seems to be able to
> have them all get along.
> James

Good point.
Finally, the distributer decide what they want on there distribution!
That's the freedom everybody has :-)



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