[linux-dvb] [Fwd: Re: New Hauppauge Board] requires multiproto

Steven Toth stoth at hauppauge.com
Tue Mar 13 03:34:29 CET 2007


Will Tatam wrote:
> Steven Toth wrote:
>   
>> Will Tatam wrote:
>>     
>>> Manu Abraham wrote:
>>>  
>>>       
>>>> On 3/10/07, Steven Toth <stoth at hauppauge.com> wrote:
>>>>    
>>>>         
>>>>> Will Tatam wrote:
>>>>>      
>>>>>           
>>>>>> I was directed to http://linuxtv.org/hg/~stoth/multiproto via an
>>>>>> off-list message but this tree is 6 months out of date and does not
>>>>>> compile for me under 2.6.19
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Why was this branch not rolled back into the main trunk ?
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>         
>>>>>>             
>>>>> Manu,
>>>>>
>>>>> How are the multiproto patches going? I'm assume they're fairly stable
>>>>> and you're actually working on the stb0899 support. Various HVR4000
>>>>> users testing the multiproto stoth tree are reporting success, except
>>>>> the tree is very old now.
>>>>>       
>>>>>           
>>>> the API patches are fine now AFAICS.  (did add in some additional
>>>> Physical Layer params as well to the params struct for apps that are
>>>> capable of debugging the same) Uploaded a tarball
>>>> (http://www.kromtek.com/dvb/mp-stb0899.tar.bz2)
>>>>
>>>> In the dvb_frontend thread, i am looking whether i created a new bug
>>>> or not. Probably you can take a look in there, another set of eyeballs
>>>> surely would be better
>>>>
>>>>    
>>>>         
>>>>> Do you plan to submit those patches for final review, or mainline
>>>>> merging anytime soon?
>>>>>       
>>>>>           
>>>> probably i need to port in the changes again, since there were changes
>>>> in the tree after pushing that tarball out
>>>>
>>>> will need to bump the version also, one up.
>>>>
>>>> regards,
>>>> manu
>>>>     
>>>>         
>>> I am confused as to what that tarball is as I have just looked and it
>>> appears to add support for the STB0899 but does not havr the support for
>>> the CX24116 which was added in the multiproto branch
>>>
>>>  
>>>       
>>>> +config DVB_STB0899
>>>> +    tristate "STB0899 based"
>>>> +    depends on DVB_CORE
>>>> +    help
>>>> +      A DVB-S/S2/DSS Multistandard demodulator. Say Y when you want
>>>> +      to support this demodulator based frontends
>>>> +
>>>>  config DVB_CX24110
>>>>      tristate "Conexant CX24110 based"
>>>>      depends on DVB_CORE
>>>> @@ -46,12 +53,6 @@
>>>>      help
>>>>        A DVB-S tuner module. Say Y when you want to support this
>>>> frontend.
>>>>  
>>>> -config DVB_CX24116
>>>> -    tristate "Conexant CX24116 based"
>>>> -    depends on DVB_CORE
>>>> -    help
>>>> -      A DVB-S/S2 tuner module. Say Y when you want to support this
>>>> frontend.
>>>> -
>>>>     
>>>>         
>>>   
>>>       
>> Nope. I took a tree from Manu and added the 24116 to my local multiproto
>> tree. I wouldn't expect manu's tree to support the HVR4000 / CX24116.
>>
>> Steve
>>
>>
>>     
>
> So how was this tree supposed to help me test support for HVR4000 side
> by side with other devices (like my Connextant based Nova-T USB2) ?
>
>   

You jump the gun and try a tree that I haven't announced, then grizzle 
because it doesn't work for you.

Thanks,

Steve





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