[vlc-devel] [PATCH] Extend pvr support to non-ivtv v4l2 cards (e.g. cx88-blackbird)

Richard Hosking richard at hovis.net
Sat Dec 1 15:48:44 CET 2007

Correct.  I don't have such a card so I personally cannot add
support.  This is also true for the tuner functions at the
moment though I am hoping to get my hands on a new DVB card
soon to fill these gaps.


Antoine Cellerier wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 01, 2007, Jean-Paul Saman wrote:
>> Dennis Lou wrote:
>>> The current pvr access module is capable of controlling and accessing non-ivtv v4l2 HW MPEG encoding cards but the current driver check code does not allow it.  This patch enhances the driver check code to allow non-ivtv v4l2 HW MPEG encoding cards (e.g. cx88-blackbird) to use the pvr access module.
>> Why don't you use the v4l2 access module for this?
> As far as I know our v4l2 access module doesn't support encoding cards
> yet. So a small change in the pvr module indeed looks easier for the
> time being. (I agree that in the long run it'd be better to have
> everything v4l2 related in the v4l2 module)

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