[1/1] Video DVB driver project
abraham.manu at gmail.com
Thu Oct 4 07:00:47 UTC 2007
Greg KH wrote:
> On Thu, Oct 04, 2007 at 10:18:26AM +0400, Manu Abraham wrote:
>> Manu Abraham wrote:
>>> Greg KH wrote:
>>>> Summary: video digital demodulator driver
>>>> 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 . :-)
>> 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.
Yeah, that would be great.
> greg k-h
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