[linux-dvb] Cinergy HT USB XE

Holger Dehnhardt dehnhardt at ahdehnhardt.de
Fri Sep 7 15:24:51 CEST 2007

Hi all,

as far as I am able to understand the existing code, there should be a kund of 
tuner interface for the tuner driver. (I'm on work, I don't have the code 
here...there were methods like get...TunerInterface)

I think we need to write such a method for any (partly) existing driver - am I 


Am Donnerstag, 6. September 2007 22:01 schrieb Aidan Thornton:
> On 9/6/07, root <srv at tiscali.it> wrote:
> > I think the device is based on the STK7700-PH component by Dibcom.
> >
> > The STK7700-PH family is based on the following components:
> >
> > - a Dibcom demodulator with an integrated USB interface (Dib7700)
> > - a tuner and analog decoder which are provided by a third party partner
> > (Xceive XC3028 and Conextant CX25843)
> >
> > The dib0700 driver seems to support the STK7700-P, STK7700-D,
> > STK7700-PD, but not the STK7700-PH wich is the only one using the
> > XC3028.
> >
> > It seems we have to add the xc3028 driver to the existing one.
> >
> > Ref: www1.dibcom.info/Images/Upload/pdf/DiBcom_PC_Notebooks_0702.pdf
> >
> > Hope it helps.
> >
> > Ivan
> Hi,
> That could be interesting. (There are several xc3028 drivers, and
> unfortunately the one in trunk is analog-only and incomplete. There's
> mrec's drivers, which support analog and digital but either require
> changes to core code that'll never be merged or involve a weird
> userspace tuner interface that's currently unmerged - I'm not sure how
> compatible the latter is with trunk now. There's also digital-only
> code lying around somewhere. Finally, I have a port of mrec's
> kernel-space driver to the hybrid tuner framework in trunk, but it's
> untested with digital and with anything other than the original
> HVR-900. The last one is also not currently publicly available.)
> The xc3028 has some odd requirements in itself - it seems to need GPIO
> twiddling to tune, amongst other things.
> (Sorry about the duplicate e-mail - I accidentally replied to sender
> instead of to all.)
> Aidan.

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