[linux-dvb] Moving Demod/Tuner functions into userspace ?
abraham.manu at gmail.com
Fri Apr 21 22:41:02 CEST 2006
Thomas Pinz - DC2RPT wrote:
> Good evening.
> Sorry, if i didn't found this topic already in the archive, but just as an
We had a discussion on this as well as some initial code to get this
going, well you can search for this thread to get an idea
Userspace extensions, was Re: [linux-dvb] [patch] Add support for
different tuning algorithms
> - Have you already discussed if it would gives us some advantages when moving
> the control of demodulators and tuners into a userspace programm ?
> Normaly the demods and tuners are initialized, tuned to a frequency and when
> the signal is locked, no further action is required. So if there is a
> interface in the kernel, which calls a userspaces programm to init and tune
> to a frequency, this would be enough, or ?
> My intension is to speed up the development, when a new
> demod/tuner-combination is used by a vendor. Or maybe this could give a
> vendor a starting point to release a own binary, when they are not willing to
> release some informations.
The very same reasons
More information about the linux-dvb