[linux-dvb] Inclusion of STB0899 and cx24116 support in kernel - WHEN ???

Goga777 goga777 at bk.ru
Thu Aug 28 08:41:07 CEST 2008

> What happened to STB0899 support?
> Building a kernel, patching it (with some luck), building applications with patches to match the driver, it is simply too much work.
> (It might be fun once, but starts to be annoying when automatic package updates start to fail, the next day.)
> Having support in the kernel, will lead to applications that 'automatically' start to support it.
> Back in the days that 'multiproto' development was still alive and buzzing. The STB0899 cards looked like having the best support.

cx24116 based cards also has good support with cx24116 drivers from Steven and repo from Igor
I also waiting for when multiproto will merge in kernel & dvb-v4l2 on linuxtv.org 


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