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

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Sat Dec 1 15:52:42 CET 2007

On Dec 1, 2007 8:48 AM, Richard Hosking <richard at hovis.net> wrote:
> 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.
> Richard.

Hi, Can you please tell me which TV card that VLC currently support on linux?
I would like to watch TV using VLC in ubuntu 7.10.

Thank you.

> 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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