[linux-dvb] mxl5005s tuner analog support

hermann pitton hermann-pitton at arcor.de
Sat Dec 27 00:02:51 CET 2008


Hi Devin,

Am Freitag, den 26.12.2008, 16:48 -0500 schrieb Devin Heitmueller:
> Hello,
> 
> I working on the analog support for the Pinnacle Ultimate 880e
> support, and that device includes an mxl5005s tuner.
> 
> I went to do the normal changes to em28xx to support another tuner,
> which prompted me to wonder:
> 
> Is the analog support known to to work in Linux for this tuner for any
> other device?
> 
> The reason I ask is because I hit an oops and when I looked at the
> source I found some suspicious things:
> 
> * No entry in tuner.h
> * No attach command in tuner-core.c
> * No definition of set_analog_params() callback in mxl5005s.c
> 
> I wonder if perhaps the driver was ported from some other source and
> nobody ever got around to getting the analog support working?  If
> that's the case then that is fine (I'll make it work), but I want to
> know if I am just missing something obvious here....
> 
> Devin
> 

we have lots of hybrid tuners meanwhile, either dealt with in
tuner-types or dedicated tuner submodules, but if not at least in
tuner.h, you are right that there is no analogue support yet.

Cheers,
Hermann





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