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