[linux-dvb] [PATCH] bttv freeze fix for kernels > 2.6.10-rc2 [Exact problem identified]

Manu Abraham manu at kromtek.com
Tue Apr 5 11:14:47 CEST 2005



> On Tue, Apr 05, 2005 at 08:40:10AM +1000, Nigel Pearson wrote:
> > >>    I guess the only question now is -
> > >>Will any future DVB cards use on-board BT8xx audio?
> > >
> > >You mean the audio interface on the bt8xx card.. ?
> > 
> > 	Yep. At the moment, we have:
> > 1) budget cards where the 878 just DMAs the DVB data
> > 2) intermediate cards, where the 878 can also transfer
> >    digitised data from a composite or S-Video port
> > 
> > 	Over time, manufacturers cram more features in.
> > I reckon that that soon we will have:
> > 3) advanced cards, with both audio and video digitising
> > 
> > 	But, as you say, they will be different cards,
> > with different interfaces.
> 
> Hopefully they'll employ a CX2388x for this, which has an MPEG channel
> separate from the audio/video sampling channels, rather than the BT878.

It is not a matter of design but when it comes to volumes cost does also
count ..

Manu




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