[mythtv-users] DVB-S2 PCI-express cards

Tim Draper veehexx at gmail.com
Mon Sep 19 13:04:17 UTC 2011

On 19 September 2011 13:20, James Courtier-Dutton <james.dutton at gmail.com>wrote:

> On 19 September 2011 12:25, Tim Draper <veehexx at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > this is one of the things i am planning; it would solve a load of
> 'issues'
> > (be it fan noise, or driver conflicts). it would require re-wiring the
> sat
> > cables, and also a more powerful server (im thinking an upcoming
> virtualbox
> > install that can handle PCI(e) passthru).
> >
> I am a Linux kernel developer.
> PCI(e) passthru is a minefield, or at least it was rather problematic
> a year ago.
> The issue is the physical address, register mapping for DMA transfers.

ah, thats interesting. i had a quick look at XEN hypervisor, seems todo the
PCI passthru stuff. I've never experimented with it though.
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