[linux-dvb] WinTV-CI from Hauppauge

Steven Toth stoth at linuxtv.org
Thu Feb 14 16:02:16 CET 2008

Julian Scheel wrote:
> Am Donnerstag 20 Dezember 2007 20:20:46 schrieb Steven Toth:
>> They won't be able to help, I can - but not for a few weeks.
>> I'm expecting to release public USB protocol information during Jan 08
>> which would allow a GPL driver to be written. Right now I have nothing
>> to give you.
>> If you feel adventurous, feel free to start now by reverse engineering
>> the protocol with a windows software USB sniffer, it won't be wasted
>> work. The device is Cypress FX2 based (which Linux has lots of examples
>> for) and it loads custom firmware (which Linux has lots of examples of)
>> apart from that I think the protocol is very simple.
>> How to integrate it with the kernel s/w demux would be an interesting
>> debate.
>> Let me know if I can help.
> Steve,
> what happened to this?

Hauppauge are relying on the word of an external vendor to provide 
documentation. In the past they've agreed to release all the materials 
during Jan,  but now all of my emails are not being answered.

When I have anything I'll release it.

- Steve

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