[vdr] Digital Devices (Linux 4 Media) 4 port (8 tuner) octopus/Duoflex experiences
oliver at schinagl.nl
Mon Nov 26 21:24:37 CET 2012
Why build it externally? I was quite certain that the ddbridge drivers
are in mainline for a while now?
Which modules to you select?
On 11/26/12 18:20, Lars Hanisch wrote:
> Am 26.11.2012 10:13, schrieb Oliver Schinagl:
>> I'm thinking of getting into the whole satellite thing (DVB-T user for now) and was searching for interesting DVB-S2
>> tuners. I found that the l4m octopus/duoflex-s2 a very interesting device. While expensive you can connect up to 8
>> tuners! to a single PCI-e 1x lane (Bandwith should be more then enough). While I know there is a octopus mini-pcie
>> device, I heard that there where some PCB issues so decided on getting the PCI-e version.
>> I have tried googling for some up to date linux! information but found very little. Are there any l4m/dd octopus/duoflex
>> DVB-S2 (or even CAM/DVB-C/DVB-T) users here that can share their current (and past) experiences? The tuner (only 1
>> dualtuner board and the octopus) will set you back a good 200Euro so I want to be sure that the devices is properly
> I'm using a DuoFlex with a DVB-C/T dual tuner modul. How to build the latest drivers is described here (german only):
> If you'r using Ubuntu or yaVDR, there's the linux-media-dkms package with this driver included.
> My DVB-C/T card is working here for months with no problems. Second dual tuner is ordered... :)
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