[linux-dvb] A couple HVR-1800 questions
stoth at linuxtv.org
Mon Jun 16 20:39:59 CEST 2008
David Engel wrote:
> 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
> 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?
This is how the cx88 driver model works. Pfft, who needs standards ;)
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