[linux-dvb] PCI-e drivers

rjkm rjkm at metzlerbros.de
Wed Nov 5 15:50:47 CET 2008


Artem Makhutov writes:
 > Hi,
 > 
 > On Wed, Nov 05, 2008 at 02:21:44PM +0000, Tony Houghton wrote:
 > > Sorry to ask such an awkward question, but is it realistic to hope that
 > > Linux will have working drivers for PCI-e DVB cards within the next year
 > > or two?

Yes.

There are drivers for the Micronas dual PCIe DVB-S2 prototype and a
new card loosely based on this design (but e.g. with new tuners/demod)
might be available in a couple of months.


AFAIK, Manu has also been working on cards based on the Philips/NXP 
PCIe bridge. 


Ralph



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