[linux-dvb] Siano ISDB [was: Re: S2API - Status - Thu Sep 11th]

Michael Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Fri Sep 12 20:01:18 CEST 2008

Steven Toth wrote:
> barry bouwsma wrote:
>> --- On Fri, 9/12/08, Steven Toth <stoth at linuxtv.org> wrote:
>>> mkrufky spent some time adding S2API isdb-t support to the siano
>>> driver, that's working pretty well - tuning via the S2API app.
>>> http://linuxtv.org/hg/~mkrufky/sms1xxx-isdbt-as-dvbt/
>> Just a first quick feedback, the following will need to be
>> frobbed appropriately:
>>     204         if (id < DEVICE_MODE_DVBT || id >
>>     205                 sms_err("invalid firmware id specified %d", id);
>>     206                 return -EINVAL;
>> In order to enable ISDB modes, one will need to specify
>> module parameter `default_mode=5' or =6, whichever, and,
>> hmmm, looks like I gotta hunt down a firmware too.
> Correct, that tree expects a module option to load the firmware, you
> might want to check this code snippet in the other tree. The other
> detects the delivery system and reloads the firmware on the fly. 

Actually, I did not yet push up the auto-firmware load patch -- I saw a
bug here in my tests, so I'll push that one up after I get back and fix it.


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