[mythtv-users] TBS drivers updated to work with kernels up to 6.2

Stephen Worthington stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz
Tue Mar 28 16:05:45 UTC 2023

On Tue, 28 Mar 2023 15:14:40 +0000, you wrote:

>On Tue, Mar 28, 2023 at 4:30?AM Stephen Worthington
><stephen_agent at jsw.gen.nz> wrote:
>> I have now had my first kernel update since the TBS drivers were
>> updated, and it seems that the two new sed lines in the build script
>> are wrong.  When I compiled with them, the drivers did not load
>> against my new kernel - there were messages about rc_* names not being
>> found.  Removing the two sed lines again made the drivers work as
>> normal.
>TBS really needs to upstream their current
>driver.  I believe Hauppauge has done so,
>leaving TBS as the last major TV tuner
>manufacturer who forces their Linux users
>to compile their own kernel driver (with
>all the resulting failure modes).
>Since the code is GPLv2, perhaps someone
>who uses those cards might upstream the

Yes, that would be great.  I have never been sure why they do not do
this themselves.

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