[mythtv-users] [linux-dvb] Technotrend S2-3200
andrew.lyon at gmail.com
Fri Dec 29 18:59:47 UTC 2006
On 12/18/06, Manu Abraham <abraham.manu at gmail.com> wrote:
> Andrew Lyon wrote:
> > On 12/16/06, Manu Abraham <abraham.manu at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> Andrew Lyon wrote:
> >> > Hi,
> >> >
> >> > How is driver support for Technotrend S2-3200 ? is it supported at
> >> > all? Is anybody actively working on driver support? if so I would be
> >> > willing to buy one and help with testing, perhaps provide access to a
> >> > system with the card installed if that would help.
> >> current status of the stb0899 driver, DVB-S tunes, DVB-S2 not yet. Still
> >> hammering on it.
> >> >
> >> > Or are any other dvb-s cards with CI supported?
> >> >
> >> quite some
> >> Manu
> > You say it tunes, would you say it is usable at the moment for just
> > dvb-s? What about cam support?
> Currently tuning works for 2 card types, KNC1 S2 and the Satelco S2.
> Work is ongoing for 2 other card types. TT and Twinhan.
> the KNC1 uses a standard SAA7146 GPIO for CI communication. I believe
> the TT S2 cards are also most probably wired the same way and hence
> should not be very different from the KNC1 card except for a Silicon
> tuner and or pin connections.
Is CI working on any of the cards yet? If not can you let me know when
you start work on CI and I will get a card and help wtih testing,
which card would you go for ?
> On the Twinhan S2, it has an additional backend CI controller chip in
> addition to the Mantis chip (this chipset already has builtin CI
> controllers) This chip also advertised support for other PCMCIA devices
> in the CI slot. Support for this device is still pending.
Weird design, wonder why they did that?
Will DVB-S2 require a new api ? will it require application support?
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