on patch "DVB: add firesat driver" in staging.git

Ben Backx ben at bbackx.com
Fri Aug 8 10:08:18 UTC 2008

Stefan Richter wrote:
> Andreas Monitzer wrote:
>> I recommend renaming the whole module to firedtv before doing that. 
>> Firesat was the internal project name when it was DVB-S only. 
>> Currently, the device is called FireDTV, due to options for DVB-T and 
>> DVB-C. Naming the module the same as the device would reduce confusion.
> Sounds plausible.
> I'll try to set aside some time on the weekend to pick up the patch 
> from staging, add Henrik's patch, add copyright notices, rename the 
> driver, try to build it on top of current linux-next, maybe do some 
> trivial style cleanups, then ask on lkml and the relevant topic lists 
> for inclusion into linux-next.
> Henrik, Ben, or anybody else who happens to have some work in flight, 
> don't wait for me to push something out.  I will surely be able to 
> merge whatever you come up with in the meantime.  Of course feel free 
> to stop me if you have other plans.  :-)  If there is something to 
> talk about more directly, you can also ping me on IRC at freenode.  
> I'm away during work hours though.

There's a patch for device recognition that's not yet in the patch from 
staging, I attached it to this mail.
I'll also try to add support for DVB-S2-devices this weekend (since the 
latest firmware, auto-FEC is supported for DVB-S channels, so the S2 
devices can watch DVB-S channels)
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