[vdr] VDR -> S2API: 2 questions

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sat Nov 22 12:20:50 CET 2008


On 22.11.2008 12:04, Manu Abraham wrote:
> Goga777 wrote:
>>> After quite a while away from VDR development, I've dedicated
>>> this weekend to switching VDR to S2API (TS recording will be postponed).
>>>
>>> Just two quick questions:
>>>
>>> - Where do I find the ultimate, latest, greatest S2API driver source?
>>>   I would assume it is at http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb, but with all
>>>   the recent patching and various repositories, I'm unsure...
>> imho, http://mercurial.intuxication.org/hg/s2-liplianin/ also good choise. Igor has implemented some improvements in drivers, that's why with s2-liplianin possible to work with dvb-s/svb-s2 channels which have high and low SR. I don't know why these improvements didn't include in v4l-dvb tree.
> 
> People using some STB0899 versions will have their demodulators burned
> due to the demodulator running with a too high unsupported clock of
> 135MHz. The STB0899  is rated to run at a maximum of 99 MHz only.
> 
> The safe bet is to use http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb

Thanks a lot, that's good to know!
I'd hate to fry my DVB cards ;-)

Klaus



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