[linux-dvb] "Technotrend TT-budget S1500" PCI card and the Video4linux at redhat.com software support.

CityK CityK at rogers.com
Mon Jan 21 21:46:10 CET 2008


Michael Finch wrote:
> I was imply try to find out if anyone had a recommendation if I should 
> use the S-1500 card than the S-1401... I was not complaing that there 
> is no S-1401 support.
> Sorry to bother you.
>
> ------------------------------------------------------------------------
>
> > Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2008 17:16:58 -0500
> > From: CityK at rogers.com
> > To: mikefinchsoftware at msn.com
> > CC: video4linux-list at redhat.com
> > Subject: Re: "Technotrend TT-budget S1500" PCI card and the 
> Video4linux at redhat.com software support.
> >
> > Michael Finch wrote:
> > > I have noticed that there is significant support for the 
> "Technotrend TT-budget S1500" PCI card, which I am excited to see. My 
> question is why is there no such support for the "Technotrend 
> TT-budget S1401" card. I have a client with a new project that 
> requires using one of these cards (or something similar). Is the S1500 
> a better choice?
> >
> > Playing the role of the list ogre (yet again):
> >
> > a) you're asking on the wrong list. Your questions are in regard to two
> > DVB-S cards whom have nothing to do with V4L ... try linux-dvb instead
> >
> > b) in regards to your question as to "why is there no such support",
> > I'll ask you to consider from where such support should be derived?
> > Perhaps you are unaware that there aren't a whole lot of developers
> > around who write drivers for v4l or dvb devices. So, perhaps the
> > simpler answer/explanation is this: no developer with any interest in
> > writing drivers for a device = no support for such device .... (which I
> > suppose a real ogre would have eloquently worded as "support doesn't
> > magically materialise or grow on trees").

> I was not complaing that there is no S-1401 support.
I never took it as a complaint.  I took it at its face value -- a 
question as to why there is no support for the S-1401

> I was imply try to find out if anyone had a recommendation if I should 
> use the S-1500 card than the S-1401

If you already knew that the S1401 is unsupported, then surely you 
already knew the answer to that question, else you were seeking a rather 
one sided recommendation or otherwise...

> Sorry to bother you.

None what so ever.  In fact, I've cc'ed the message back into the lists 
so you can get those recommendations.





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