[linux-dvb] Terratec XS HD support?

Markus Rechberger mrechberger at gmail.com
Wed Jan 21 03:26:22 CET 2009


On Wed, Jan 21, 2009 at 3:07 AM, hermann pitton <hermann-pitton at arcor.de> wrote:
>
> Am Samstag, den 17.01.2009, 11:16 +0100 schrieb Markus Rechberger:
>> On Sat, Jan 17, 2009 at 10:57 AM, BOUWSMA Barry
>> <freebeer.bouwsma at gmail.com> wrote:
>> > Hi Markus, I follow your list as a non-subscriber, but I thought
>> > it would be worthwhile to post this to linux-dvb as well, and
>> > eventually to linux-media...
>> >
>> > On Thu, 15 Jan 2009, Markus Rechberger wrote:
>> >
>> >> On Tue, Jan 13, 2009 at 8:01 PM, Markus Rechberger
>> >> <mrechberger at gmail.com> wrote:
>> >
>> >> >> Is there any news about Terratec HTC USB XS HD support?
>> >
>> >> > it's upcoming soon.
>> >
>> > Thanks Markus, that's good news for me, and for several people
>> > who have written me as well!
>> >
>> >
>> >> http://mcentral.de/wiki/index.php5/Terratec_HTC_XS
>> >> you might track that site for upcoming information.
>> >
>> > Interesting.  You say that your code will make use of a BSD
>> > setup.  Can you or someone say something about this, or point
>> > to past discussion which explains this?  Would this be the
>> > userspace_tuner link on your wiki?
>> >
>> > In particular, I'm wondering whether this is completely
>> > compatible with the standard DVB utilities -- dvbscan,
>> > dvbstream, and the like, or whether a particular higher-
>> > level end-user application is required.
>> >
>> >
>>
>> The design goes hand in hand with some discussions that have been made
>> with some BSD developers.
>> The setup makes use of usbdevfs and pci configspace access from
>> userland, some work still has to be done there, it (will give/gives)
>> manufacturers the freedom to release opensource and binary drivers for
>> userland.
>> I'm a friend of open development and not of some kind of monopoly
>> where a few people rule everything (linux).
>
> I do remember when BSD shared some tuner code with GNU/LINUX ;)
>

there is nothing wrong with that.

As a reference:
* http://mcentral.de/wiki/index.php5/Terratec_HTC_XS
* http://corona.homeunix.net/cx88wiki

regards,
Markus



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