[1/1] Video DVB driver project

Greg KH greg at kroah.com
Thu Oct 4 06:44:07 UTC 2007


On Thu, Oct 04, 2007 at 10:18:26AM +0400, Manu Abraham wrote:
> Manu Abraham wrote:
> > Greg KH wrote:
> >> Summary:  video digital demodulator driver
> >>
> >> Description:
> >> 	A DMB-TH TV tuner card that is new and not yet on the market
> >> 	needs a Linux driver written for the digital demodulator portion
> >> 	of the card.  It is a PCI card and I think the tuner, and analog
> >> 	portion already are supported by Linux.  The card isn't availble
> >> 	yet, but will be soon, and some development can be done before
> >> 	getting the hardware.  The company involved wants to manage the
> >> 	project and might require signing an NDA to get the specs for
> >> 	the device (this is still not certian.)
> >>
> >> Estimated skills needed:
> >> 	PCI video DVB driver experience.
> >> 	This is not a good "first driver" type project.
> >>
> > 
> > Will pick it up
> > 
> > quite a lot of experience with DVB . :-)
> > 
> > Manu
> > 
> 
> Although one question here. 
> 
> Are they expecting userspace support ie, MSC streams support ? Currently 
> under Linux we don't have any userspace support for MSC streams data 
> service, but just MPEG2 Transport Stream alone.
> 
> ie currently we don't have any apps yet, that we can test the streams, 
> except for checking the MPEG2 Transport Stream.
> 
> Or do they require more than a driver delivering a MPEG2 TS as per the 
> Linux DVB definition ?

I really do not know, but I would imagine that they would not need any
new userspace information.  I can forward this request to the company if
you like.

thanks,

greg k-h



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