[linux-dvb] PCI-e drivers

Artem Makhutov artem at makhutov.org
Wed Nov 5 15:30:03 CET 2008


On Wed, Nov 05, 2008 at 02:21:44PM +0000, Tony Houghton wrote:
> Sorry to ask such an awkward question, but is it realistic to hope that
> Linux will have working drivers for PCI-e DVB cards within the next year
> or two?
> This affects a buying decision for me. If driver support is expected I'd
> rather get a cheap, used DVB-S card now as a stop-gap until I can
> replace it with a PCI-e DVB-S2 card, but if that's too optimistic I
> should get a DVB-S2 PCI card now.

I have not seen a PCI Express DVB-S2 card at all.

Can you point me to a vendor who is producing DVB-S2 PCI-Express cards?

Thank you, Artem

Artem Makhutov
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