[linux-dvb] MC44S803 driver still not merged?

Luís Silva lacsilva at gmail.com
Thu Nov 27 17:13:20 CET 2008


On Thursday 27 November 2008 16:26, CityK wrote:
> Roberto Ragusa wrote:
> > my Terratec Cinergy T USB XE Ver.2 used to work with this
> > af9015 mc44s80x driver
> >
> > http://git.bocc.de/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=cinergy.git;a=commitdiff;h=141a8d
> >a01a6f3f87ed4 \ 9a0b344d42a9df2e0648b \
> > http://git.bocc.de/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=cinergy.git;a=commitdiff;h=10361a
> >ea659e073de19 \ b205d1ecbacf909eaa5c7
> >
> > which provides support for the MC44S803 frontend.
> >
> > That driver does not compile on 2.6.27 (but it works on 2.6.25).
> > My hope was that 2.6.27 would have supported this hardware with no
> > need for patches or external builds.
> >
> > My question: will this driver be merged in a near future?
>
> Luís Silva wrote:
> > Same goes here. This piece of hardware has actually been being sold with
> > the new netbooks with linux which guarantees already a big userbase. I
> > didn't know about the tuner and repo pointed out by Roberto but it seems
> > imperative to support this hardware now that there is support for its ID
> > in the mainstream kernel. If this is a matter of momentum then I add my
> > voice to those pleading for this merge.
> >
> > And again, I volunteer to test this driver/tuner.
>
> Question:  was this driver submitted for inclusion into v4l-dvb?  (if
> not, then you have to push on the other end)
Sorry but what do you mean the other end? And how can I do it?
-- 
Luís A. C. Silva
lacsilva at gmail.com



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