[linux-dvb] DVB-S2 API vs. HVR4000: When?

Steven Toth stoth at linuxtv.org
Tue Nov 6 18:24:09 CET 2007


Ian Bonham wrote:
> On 06/11/2007, *Steven Toth* <stoth at linuxtv.org 
> <mailto:stoth at linuxtv.org>> wrote:
> 
>     Gregoire Favre wrote:
>      > On Mon, Nov 05, 2007 at 01:52:26PM -0500, Steven Toth wrote:
>      >>>> At this stage I'm looking for a "Yes, in principle we like the
>     idea, but
>      >>>> show me how you do feature XYZ" from other devs. At which
>     point I'll flush
>      >>>> out more code this would probably lead to an RFC for your
>     approval.
>      >>>
>      >>> Seems like no one is interested.
>      >> yeah, apparently.
>      >
>      > Well, you only asked developpers... I think it would be a good
>     idea...
> 
>     You and I appear to be in a very small minority.
> 
> 
> 
> Ahem?! :)

3 is small :)

> 
>      >
>      >> In reality, that was a year ago and maybe it's time to revisit DVB-S
>      >> support for the HVR4000. Given the current political climate I
>     think I
>      >> like that idea. I'll rework the driver and present a patch later
>     this week.
>      >
>      > HVR-4000 without DVB-S2 support could be added directly from
>      > http://dev.kewl.org/hvr4000/v4l-dvb-hg-2007-11-04.diff which is
>     based on
>      > a removed hg repo. (See http://dev.kewl.org/hvr4000/ ).
>      >
>      > I always wondered why this patch (or previous ones) weren't
>     included in
>      > v4l-dvb ???
> 
> 
>     I built an new tree last night with HVR4000 and HVR4000lite support
>     taken from my other trees. After testing I'll likely push that tree up
>     this evening. My dish is compromised right now, so no doubt we'll
>     have fun.
> 
>     Darron's patch has some IR and I2C related changes that I'm not
>     comfortable merging, without more information/investigation.
> 
>     We can persue those after the test tree is built, and merge any
>     subsequent changes and/when required.
> 
>     This will be a good step forward.
> 
>     - Steve
> 
> 
> As soon as the new tree is up, I'll grab it and give it a test out here. 
> I am stuck for a couple of days with work, but can put in some testing 
> time and report back anything I find.

Thanks, much appreciated.

Steve




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