[linux-dvb] HVR2250 / HVR2200 / SAA7164 status
markus.ingalsuo at osp.fi
Fri Nov 7 14:15:20 CET 2008
Steven Toth wrote:
> Joe Julian wrote:
>> Steven Toth wrote:
>> As you know, I'm writing a driver for the SAA7164 chipset, for the
>> HVR2200 DVB-T and HVR2250 ATSC/QAM products.
>> People have been asking for status, here's where I am.
>> Do I have anything to share with people yet? Not yet.
>> The basic driver framework is done. Firmware is loading, I can
>> talking to the silicon through the proprietary PCIe ring buffer
>> interface. I2C is working, eeprom and tuner/demod access is done.
>> The HVR2250 is responding to azap commands, the tuners and demods
>> are locking, snr looks pretty good... it's going to be a popular
>> board for people. The HVR2200 (DVB-T Version) should also worked
>> with tzap, it's untested and I can't comment on SNR at this stage. I
>> need to add the DMA/buffering code, this is the missing pieces
>> before a first public release. When I have anything to share I'll
>> put up a tree and post a 'testers required' message here.
>> We're a couple episodes into this fall television season and I'm missing
>> my shows. ;)
>> Having another month down, I wanted to send a friendly nudge your
>> direction, Steve, to see how this is progressing.
> I hear you!
> Nothing to report lately. The S2API and the Plumbers conf took a lot of
> my time, I'm only now getting back into a regular linux schedule.
> Feel free to ping me through this mailing list every few weeks.
> - Steve
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> linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
I'm going to go ahead and feel free to ask if you have made any progress
with the HVR2200? :)
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