[mythtv] DVB-S2 with s2api (Joachim Langenbach)

Jelle De Loecker skerit at kipdola.com
Wed Oct 29 16:09:54 UTC 2008

I highly doubt that "it's in the works".
That post is so old, they wrote the entire S2API in less time!

VDR already has a patch. I think that if anyone wants (or has the 
ability) to make an S2API patch for mythtv, do not stop yourself because 
of that post.

/Met vriendelijke groeten,/

*Jelle De Loecker*
Kipdola Studios - Tomberg

Panachoi schreef:
>     Date: Mon, 27 Oct 2008 14:03:06 +0100
>     From: Joachim Langenbach <joachim at falaba.de
>     <mailto:joachim at falaba.de>>
>     Subject: [mythtv] DVB-S2 with s2api
>     To: mythtv-dev at mythtv.org <mailto:mythtv-dev at mythtv.org>
>     Message-ID: <200810271403.06580.joachim at falaba.de
>     <mailto:200810271403.06580.joachim at falaba.de>>
>     Content-Type: text/plain; charset="iso-8859-1"
>     Hello!
>     I'am using the WinTV Nova HD S2 (this is the DVB-S/S2 only version
>     of the
>     WinTV-HVR4000, see below "tunercard") with mythtv-18314 (see below).
>     My os is gentoo with vanilla-sources 2.6.27-rc7 and as the driver
>     for the
>     dvb-s card I use the driver from this site
>     http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb.
>     The card works with DVB-S, but I cannot tune the dvb-s2 channels
>     like Arte HD
>     on Astra 19,2 east. But the used driver should be able to tune
>     dvb-s and
>     dvb-s2, because I think its the s2api which is used.
>     So my question is, is the driver able to tune DVB-S2 and is mythtv
>     able to
>     tune DVB-S2 with that driver?
>     So I would be glad if someone knows anything about this topic!
> Yes, the driver is able to tune DVB-S2. There is not as of yet any 
> S2API support in mythtv, unfortunately. Its supposedly in the works 
> (see ticket 5403). You're not the only one waiting for this.
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