[mythtv-users] Hauppauge HD-PVR2 / Colossus2 support
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Mon Mar 5 15:19:02 UTC 2018
On 3/5/18 10:09 AM, John P Poet wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 5, 2018 at 7:53 AM John P Poet <jppoet at gmail.com
> <mailto:jppoet at gmail.com>> wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 5, 2018 at 7:35 AM Dan Wilga
> <mythtv-users2 at dwilga-linux1.amherst.edu
> <mailto:mythtv-users2 at dwilga-linux1.amherst.edu>> wrote:
> On 3/2/18 3:20 PM, John P Poet wrote:
>> On Thu, Mar 1, 2018 at 6:27 AM Rajil Saraswat
>> <rajil.s at gmail.com <mailto:rajil.s at gmail.com>> wrote:
>> On 02/28/2018 06:06 PM, John P Poet wrote:
>>> For those asking for HD-PVR2 support, there is finally
>>> something you can try:
>> This is awesome news. Does this support the Colossus 2
>> PCIe card
>> Yes, it supports the Colossus2. Do read the Trouble Shooting
>> section, though.
> Hi John,
> Thanks for all of your work on this. I'm sure it will make a
> lot of people very happy. Two questions, though:
> 1. Just to confirm, because your answer implies that you may
> not be answering the correct question: Does your modified
> driver work with the *PCIe* card version of the Colossus 2?
> I was not aware that Hauppauge made a non-PCIe version of the
> Colossus 2. Can you give me more information about it? Maybe a
> URL to their production page for it?
> Oh, I bet I know why you are confused. Physically, the Colossus 2 is
> a PCIe card. Logically, it is USB. What Hauppauge did, was take the
> HD-PVR, throw it onto a PCIe card, and add a USB bridge chip. As far
> as Linux is concerned, it is just another USB device.
Yes, that explains it! Thank you for your patience, and for figuring
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