[linux-dvb] Chances to see multifrontend code extended to saa7134 cards

hermann pitton hermann-pitton at arcor.de
Sun Mar 22 01:50:42 CET 2009


Hi,

Am Freitag, den 20.03.2009, 16:38 +0100 schrieb ROASCIO Paolo: 
> Hello, are there plans to extend multifrontend support to other cards, eg. 
> flydvb trio?
> 
> I'm trying to do so (feling hvr3000 code), but with no success :(
> 
> In the saa7134-dvb.c code there is a FIXME about this topic
> 
> Regards and thank for your great work.
> 
> Roascio Paolo
> 

yes, all agreed that it would be a nice feature to have,
but it did not happen yet.

There is at least a pending patch from Mirek, which allows to select the
frontend per card on insmod with multiple multi frontend cards in the
machine.

http://www.spinics.net/lists/linux-dvb/msg30505.html

A more recent and signed version of this patch is around.

For dynamic frontend switching there was also an early attempt by Eddie
based on Steven's code, but AFAIK there is no working solution yet.

Cheers,
Hermann
 




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