[linux-dvb] DVB-S2 and other (new) modulation standards

Felix Domke tmbinc at elitedvb.net
Wed Nov 23 16:58:25 CET 2005


Hi,

> I thought that when (if?) these new PC DVB cards come
> out, they would be able to receive both DVB-S _and_ DVB-S2.
> So from VDR's point of view this would just be one single
> device and the device would decide, depending on the parameters
> given to it when tuning, which method it actually is.
Yes, i agree.

> Of course the current method used to distinguish the device
> types in VDR (FE_QPSK = DVB-S, FE_QAM = DVB-C and FE_OFDM = DVB-T)
> wouldn't work any more, so other criteria might be necessary.
That would go with Johannes' proposal to rename FE_QPSK into FE_DVBS,
FE_QAM to FE_DVBC, FE_OFDM to FE_DVBT and FE_VSB8 to FE_ATSC. And we
would add a FE_DVBS2, and maybe FE_DVBH. I strongly agree with this
proposal.

Felix



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