[linux-dvb] MC44S803 driver still not merged?

CityK cityk at rogers.com
Thu Nov 27 16:26:05 CET 2008

Roberto Ragusa wrote:

> my Terratec Cinergy T USB XE Ver.2 used to work with this
> af9015 mc44s80x driver
> http://git.bocc.de/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=cinergy.git;a=commitdiff;h=141a8da01a6f3f87ed4 \
> 9a0b344d42a9df2e0648b \
> http://git.bocc.de/cgi-bin/gitweb.cgi?p=cinergy.git;a=commitdiff;h=10361aea659e073de19 \
> b205d1ecbacf909eaa5c7
> which provides support for the MC44S803 frontend.
> That driver does not compile on 2.6.27 (but it works on 2.6.25).
> My hope was that 2.6.27 would have supported this hardware with no
> need for patches or external builds.
> My question: will this driver be merged in a near future?
Luís Silva wrote:
> Same goes here. This piece of hardware has actually been being sold with the 
> new netbooks with linux which guarantees already a big userbase. I didn't 
> know about the tuner and repo pointed out by Roberto but it seems imperative 
> to support this hardware now that there is support for its ID in the 
> mainstream kernel. If this is a matter of momentum then I add my voice to 
> those pleading for this merge.
> And again, I volunteer to test this driver/tuner.

Question:  was this driver submitted for inclusion into v4l-dvb?  (if
not, then you have to push on the other end)

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