[linux-dvb] Hauppauge HD-PVR driver?
david at thegeorges.us
Fri Apr 11 06:16:49 CEST 2008
I asked this on the v4l list and didn't get any replies. I am not sure
which list is more appropriate for this device, so I figured I should
ask here also.
-------- Original Message --------
Subject: Hauppauge HD-PVR driver?
Date: Tue, 08 Apr 2008 10:28:36 -0400
From: David George <david at thegeorges.us>
To: Linux and Kernel Video <video4linux-list at redhat.com>
I just heard back from Hauppauge that they are expecting the Linux
community to produce their own driver for this device. I was wondering
if any of the v4l developers have received a prerelease unit or
documentation to aid in the driver development. For those that may not
be familiar with the device it is a high-definition component video
capture device. It outputs an H.264/AVC stream (not sure what the
actual container format is) over USB 2.0 high speed. Here is a link to
their product page: http://www.hauppauge.com/site/products/hd_pvr.html .
 Exact text of reply: "Linux drivers will not be available for this
product at the time of it's release. All Linux support for Hauppauge
hardware is 3rd party, so in time, there likely will be a Linux driver
available from the Linux community like most of the other Hauppauge
products, but nothing in the short term."
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