[linux-dvb] Pinnacle PCTV HD Ultimate Stick
mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Thu Nov 15 15:18:34 CET 2007
Markus Rechberger wrote:
> On 11/15/07, Michael Krufky <mkrufky at linuxtv.org> wrote:
>> Jeff Rosenberg wrote:
>>> I just purchase the PCTV HD Ultimate Stick. I decided upon this since it
>> supported clear QAM and had flash space for recording to the stick in
>> addition to the hardrive. I read that the PCTV HD Pro Stick was supported
>> with the latest Experimental build based on the em2883 chipset. I took the
>> risk and went with the Ultimate instead of the Pro.
>>> Any chance that there will be support for this newly released USB stick
>> You wont find native support for this in any Linux Distribution's native
>> kernel anytime soon.
>> Your best bet, in this case, is to look at Markus' experimental repository.
>> I don't think that he has support for this exact device yet, but he does
>> have most of the pieces required.
>> #1) You need em2880-dvb support, which is not yet in the master v4l-dvb
>> development branch
>> #2) (I think) you'll need an xc5000 driver, also not yet merged into the
>> v4l-dvb master branch.
>> You might be able to assemble the right pieces of code together, but I don't
>> know where you'll find it all at this time.
>> Given a few months (or weeks, in a perfect world) time, the situation may
>> become clearer.
> this is no em28xx based device, I guess it's a dibcom one.
Ah, OK. Thanks, Markus.
In which case, bridge-wise, it may be a bit easier (or more difficult,
depending) than I thought.
Jeff, it might be helpful if you could crack open the device and tell us
all of the chips featured inside.
Hi-res digital photos are always helpful :-) If you can take photos,
please post them to a website (like bttv-gallery) and post links here.
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