[linux-dvb] [patch] Add support for different tuning algorithms

Andrew de Quincey adq_dvb at lidskialf.net
Thu Nov 17 20:29:28 CET 2005


On Thursday 17 Nov 2005 17:22, Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 17, 2005 at 04:33:47PM +0000, Andrew de Quincey wrote:
> > On Thursday 17 Nov 2005 15:51, Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> > > One semantic question: With FE_TUNE_MODE_ONESHOT, will the
> > > frontend thread still monitor the frontend and generate
> > > signal lost and locked events? Because I think that's not
> > > useful during scanning, you're better off calling FE_READ_STATUS
> > > manually.
> >
> > Correct - it will not monitor/ generate them.
>
> OK. Please add a comment to frontend.h which says so.

How about:

/**
 * When set, this flag will disable any zigzagging or other "normal" tuning
 * behaviour. Additionally, there will be no automatic monitoring of the lock
 * status, and hence no frontend events will be generated.
 */
#define FE_TUNE_MODE_ONESHOT 0x01




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