[linux-dvb] Separate modules for for misc. device parts in dvb-kernel/linux?

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Mon Jul 11 21:20:08 CEST 2005


Patrick Boettcher wrote:
> what would be a correct place to put miscellaneous modules such as complex 
> tuners (e.g mt2060, if it will ever exist) or LNB control ICs (e.g 
> LNBP21).
> 
> I wouldn't want to put it into frontends/ as they are no frontends.
> 
> I'm asking because I need the LNBP21-functions for yet another 
> (USB-)device and would therefore put it into a separate module instead of 
> putting it into the USB-driver.
> 
> As the LNBP21 is controlled via i2c I would write it like a 
> frontend-driver (with a config-struct and an attach-function).
> 
> Does someone already thought about such an issue? If so, please share 
> your results.

I would put it in frontends/, like dvb-pll.

Johannes




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