[linux-dvb] DVICO FUSION USB?

strider400 at optusnet.com.au strider400 at optusnet.com.au
Thu Apr 28 13:06:29 CEST 2005





> John Dalgliesh <johnd at defyne.org> wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 20 Apr 2005, Patrick Boettcher wrote:
> >
> > On Mon, 18 Apr 2005, ray matt wrote:
> >
> > > Hi
> > >
> > > I noticed that there has been some discussion on this
> > > list about usb versions of cards and wondered if this
> > > one will eventually be supported, as the pci versions
> > > seem to be.
> >
> > Hi,
> >
> > Maybe it will be supported, if someone has the device and is 
> interested in
> > Linux support :) Do you have that box?
> 
> Hi,
> 
> I recently reverse-engineered a Mac driver for this box. Based on 
> snooping
> the usb traffic from the Windows driver - it was actually pretty easy 
> (or
> maybe I've spent too much time looking at MT352 registers :). Anyway it
> would not be hard to write a Linux driver from the source to my driver.
> Which is available from the CVS on my web site as usual.
> 
> > Once I contacted DVICO generally asking about their position to 
> Linux, but
> > they never replied, even though at the CeBIT they seemed to be 
> interested.
> 
> Yes, my sources at DVICO have dried up too. Thus the reverse 
> engineering.
> 
> > If you have that box, we could do some usb snooping attempts to find 
> out,
> > how hard it will be to write the driver.
> 
> I suspect it will fit very nicely into your dvb-usb framework :)
> 
> > regards
> > Patrick.


Hi

Since the odds of getting this box up and running seem quiet good I went out and
bought one! So where to from here?

Ben




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