[linux-dvb] HVR2250 / HVR2200 / SAA7164 status

Steven Toth stoth at linuxtv.org
Thu Oct 2 20:19:40 CEST 2008

Joe Julian wrote:
> Steven Toth wrote:
>     As you know, I'm writing a driver for the SAA7164 chipset, for the
>     HVR2200 DVB-T and HVR2250 ATSC/QAM products.
>     People have been asking for status, here's where I am.
>     Do I have anything to share with people yet? Not yet.
>     The basic driver framework is done. Firmware is loading, I can
>     talking to the silicon through the proprietary PCIe ring buffer
>     interface. I2C is working, eeprom and tuner/demod access is done.
>     The HVR2250 is responding to azap commands, the tuners and demods
>     are locking, snr looks pretty good... it's going to be a popular
>     board for people. The HVR2200 (DVB-T Version) should also worked
>     with tzap, it's untested and I can't comment on SNR at this stage. I
>     need to add the DMA/buffering code, this is the missing pieces
>     before a first public release. When I have anything to share I'll
>     put up a tree and post a 'testers required' message here. 
> We're a couple episodes into this fall television season and I'm missing 
> my shows. ;)
> Having another month down, I wanted to send a friendly nudge your 
> direction, Steve, to see how this is progressing.


I hear you!

Nothing to report lately. The S2API and the Plumbers conf took a lot of 
my time, I'm only now getting back into a regular linux schedule.

Feel free to ping me through this mailing list every few weeks.

- Steve

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