[linux-dvb] saa7162. Aver saa7135 cards. User stupid questions. More or less.

Owen Townend owen.townend at gmail.com
Fri Aug 29 12:47:39 CEST 2008


2008/8/29 Wieslaw Kierbedz <w.kier at farba.eu.org>:
> Owen Townend nagli:
>>
>> 2008/8/28  <mincho at interia.pl>:
>>
>>>
>>> Hi.
>>> saa7162
>>> Maybe thats really stupid question, but I greped and googled very
>>> intensive and I am not sure.
>>> What is recent status of saa7162 driver?
>>> Am I wrong - work is frozen due to missing specs?
>>> So should I assume - that schmeltz will not work under linux for long
>>> time more?
>>>
>>> Aver DVB-T Hybrid+FM PCI A16D.
>>> I found (on wiki page), that this card is poor supported.
>>> But I did not found 777 A16A-C at all.
>>> I have A16A-C and it works excellent.
>>> What is recent status for Hybrid+FM PCI A16D?
>>>
>>> Regards
>>> --
>>> Wieslaw Kirbedz
>>>
>>
>> Hey,
>>  The wiki page for the AVerMedia DVB-T Hybrid+FM PCI (A16D) shows that
>> the card is actually well supported using the linuxtv repository. I
>> wrote/updated much of the A16D wiki section as I own one of these.
>>  Both digital and analogue work well (except for analogue audio under
>> Ubuntu - saa7134-alsa issues)
>>  I haven't yet tried to use the remote but there was a post earlier by
>> someone who is working on getting it mapped.
>>
>>  If you have a new type of card that is working could you please
>> create a page for it in the wiki, add as much info as you can and add
>> it to the table here[1].
>>
>> cheers,
>> Owen.
>>
>>
>
> I have got Aver DVB-T 777 A16A-C which is not present in
> http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/DVB-T_PCI_Cards#AVerMedia table.
> I am not sure. Maybe it would be enough to add its designation  to A16AR?
> It  is autodetected as card=85, simply Aver 777.
> Works perfectly.
> If you think it should have separate record I can do that.
>
> P.S. Does anybody knows something about my first question?
>
> --
> WK
>

Hey,
 If it's detecting and working as the 777 A16AR then it would make
sense to add it to the existing page, similar to the A16AR/A16D
Hybrid+FM Page.
 As to the first question, the 7162 development seemed to be still
progressing as of last month:
 http://article.gmane.org/gmane.linux.drivers.dvb/43048

cheers,
Owen.



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