[linux-dvb] Technotrend S2-3600 HDTV-S2 USB 2.0

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Tue Jul 17 22:48:48 CEST 2007


On 7/18/07, Erich Newell <erich.newell at gmail.com> wrote:
> Regarding the comments on Windoze...I did not follow if they were
> directed to me, but I will comment nonetheless.
>
> I run linux on every system I own or administer. This is a matter of
> practical choice however, not ideology. I honestly feel that the
> service provided to me by this OS is superior to others for my
> purposes. It is the right tool for most jobs.
>
> At the same time I recognize that there are some aspects and tools
> only available on other operating systems that are very useful and
> have no open source equivalent. This is the case for several of the
> DVB applications ( e.g. http://coolstf.com)
>
> In the end I would like to upgrade my mythTV backend to include DVB-S2
> streams, but in the mean time I'd like to make sure that my investment
> won't sit idle while I wait for those with the skills to develop
> drivers and tools to do so. (I am not one of these people) For initial
> tuning, tracking and setup of satellite dishes and associated gear,
> the tools available under windows are already functional and are
> helpful when configuring your dishes before use.
>
> I hope to integrate my new DVB-S2 gear into my mythTV solution and
> simply would like to know if the USB version of the Technotrend device
> will work.
>
> Anyone?
>
> Will the Technotrend S2-3600 HDTV-S2 USB 2.0 work with the drivers
> currently under development by Manu?

Currently, No.

Will need to know what components are inside, to find out whether it
can be supported.



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