[linux-dvb] MC44S803 frontend

Jose Alberto Reguero jareguero at telefonica.net
Mon Dec 22 23:33:08 CET 2008


El Viernes, 19 de Diciembre de 2008, Antti Palosaari escribió:
> Jochen Friedrich wrote:
> > Hi Roberto,
> >
> >> Is there any plan to include this frontend in mainline kernels?
> >> I used to run this driver months ago and it was working well.
> >
> > The reason is the huge memory footprint due to the included frequency
> > table. I worked a bit on the driver to get rid of this table. Could you
> > try this version:
> >
> > 1. Patch for AF9015:
> >
> > http://git.bocc.de/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=dbox2.git;a=commitdiff;h=e5d7398a
> >4b2d3c520d949e53bbf7667a481e9690
> >
> > 2. MC44S80x tuner driver:
> >
> > http://git.bocc.de/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=dbox2.git;a=blob;f=drivers/media/
> >common/tuners/mc44s80x.c;h=b8dd335e64b03b8544b4c95e2d7f3dbd968078a0;hb=4bd
> >e668b4eca90f8bdcc5916dfc88c115a3dfd20
> > http://git.bocc.de/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=dbox2.git;a=blob;f=drivers/media/
> >common/tuners/mc44s80x.h;h=c6e76da6bf51163c90f0ead259c0e54d4f637671;hb=4bd
> >e668b4eca90f8bdcc5916dfc88c115a3dfd20
> > http://git.bocc.de/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=dbox2.git;a=blob;f=drivers/media/
> >common/tuners/mc44s80x_reg.h;h=299c1be9a80a3777fb46f65d6070965de9754787;hb
> >=4bde668b4eca90f8bdcc5916dfc88c115a3dfd20
>
> Is it possible to add this driver to the linuxtv.org repo? My, or Manu
> or you? Looks like there is only one device using this driver currently.
>
> Also Manu's original mxl500x driver seems to be much more sensitive than
> current mxl5005s. I don't know what we should do with this driver, but
> from users perspective this situation is not good. There is rather many
> devices using this tuner.
>

Are your drive using MXL_TF_DEFAULT?
I noticed that in the new driver MXL_TF_DEFAULT is missing in the code.

Jose Alberto

> > Thanks,
> > Jochen
>
> regards
> Antti





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