[linux-dvb] The status and future of Mantis driver

Hans Werner HWerner4 at gmx.de
Wed Jan 7 14:57:32 CET 2009

> Hans Werner schrieb:
> >> Heya!
> >>
> >> I found out that there is some new activity on Manu Abraham's Mantis 
> >> driver, so I thought I could throw in some thoughts about it.
> >>
> >> I have been using Manu's Mantis driver (http://www.jusst.de/hg/mantis) 
> >> for over two years now. I have a VP-2033 card (DVB-C) and at least for 
> >> the last year the driver has worked without any hickups in my daily 
> >> (VDR) use. For a long time I have thought that the driver should
> already 
> >> be merged to the v4l-dvb tree.
> >>     
> I'm fine with
>     http://www.jusst.de/hg/mantis
> too.
> Unfortunately, I'm sticked to kernels <= 2.6.26.x, because I can't compile
> it under 2.6.27 anymore.

So you are, er, not fine then? ;)

> Can you compile s2-liplianin for 2.6.27.x/28.x? 

Yes and yes.

> Do the modules work for
> the VP-2033?

Why don't you try it and report? The VP-2040 cable card is working :

> Ciao Ruediger D.

Release early, release often.

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