[linux-dvb] Newbie questions, and more...
philipp at enteka.com
Thu Jun 9 22:16:25 CEST 2005
I'm new to the list (and hacking DVB-S), so bear with me.
I was wondering which of the supported/listed cards are compatible
with US FTA (and DSS) satellites. The table doesn't distinguish one
way or another on the website's Wiki page.
I've found the Chaintech/Visionplus cards locally. They seem to both
use the 878A chip (Connexant? Brooktree?).
I also tried to compile the latest 1.1.1 drivers from the website on
Fedora 3 (Linux 2.6.9-1) but had some compilation errors (some of which
I managed to fix, but not the bit about open(), close(), lseek(), and
read() being called in a kernel module... what's going on there??).
I guess I'll try to figure out how to set up CVS next and try those
Also, assuming I don't care about MPEG decoding in hardware, but
want (a) HDTV support and (b) streaming as MPEG-over-IP/IPTV to a
remote player... what are good cards? And is there a wrapper
process to do this that supports this and also does UPnP tuning?
Or is that something I need to write myself?
I looked briefly on the Wiki, but didn't see anything about UPnP.
Oh, and how many cards support decoding more than 1 channel
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