[linux-dvb] A couple HVR-1800 questions

David Engel david at istwok.net
Sun Jun 15 21:09:58 CEST 2008

On Fri, Jun 13, 2008 at 01:16:08PM -0400, Steven Toth wrote:
> David Engel wrote:
>> First, what is the status of the analog capture capability?  My search
>> ...
> The analog encoder is running with the tree form linuxtv.org. It has  
> some cleanup video ioctl2 rework going on by another dev here, but it's  
> functional as is. It's usable today.

Thanks for the repsonse, Steven.

>> Second, as far as I can tell, the hardware can perform simultaneous
>> analog and digital captures.  Is that correct and, if so, does/will
>> the Linux driver support it?
> Yes and yes.
> Typically the analog video devices are exposed as /dev/video0 (analog  
> preview) /dev/video1 (encoder output) and /dev/dvb/... for the digital 
> side.


Regarding the encoder and preview devices, that's different than the
ivtv convention of using /dev/video(N) and and /dev/video(N+16).  Is
there a reason you did it differently and should it be standardized
across drivers?

David Engel
david at istwok.net

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