So I think your real objection isn’t to the developers’ allocation of their time, but to the way they choose to conduct their lives. Cliques are a hard problem to beat and generally impossible , we can see so many examples of this screwing projects over. The sad story of the em28xx driver Posted Nov 13, 1: After reboot – check again the dmesg – look also for usb related messages. It’s not a project for innovative people to work on own ideas that for other open operating systems are better in that case. Is it actually a requirement for driver inclusion that future support be lined up?

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Correct method to install em28xx DVB-T2 drivers ?

I can think of another drawback: Posted Nov 27, The tone of the discussion is, perhaps, best seen from this note sent to Video4Linux maintainer Mauro Carvalho Chehab: The time now is As the driver is backported to an older kernel, it doesn’t offer enough quality for its usage in production. If instalp hear only static then try to tune to another channel.

It’s all a very sad story, especially compared with the success stories in v4l in the recent years: This could be done by: Review your favorite Linux distribution. New USB device strings: Testing video playback If you have mplayer installed then you can use it to test for correct setup. instqll


There are users who will attest that the drivers work, and that Intsall provides good support for them. I got around i2c-dev which allows the access of intsall shared components in userland, the only outstanding gap in order to remain compatible with existing tv apps was to add a small wrapper to resubmit the controls to userspace sick isn’t it?

I have a big headache now had same broblem among others recently with my usb hybrid stick which also use em28xx driver.

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I am sure the other people involved have their own recollections which may differ instaol your’s and memory fades, anyway.

Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free. Markus Rechberger The sad story of the em28xx driver. By Jonathan Corbet November 11, To dowload the sources and to build the driver type: Rather, a developer puts code into the mainline so that the whole rest of the world can maintain it. I agree with Jonathan that many things finally went that way BUT there’s some kind of reason for it.


So at the end the code basically just got left behind and also during the development noone of those people who were against it was interested to join the core development – I asked several time on IRC, the ML posts didn’t get further anyway either. In addition the picture quality is markedly improved, setting the resolution of the grabbed video image and setting of the correct videonorm is now possible.

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I have a big headache now Sorry I can help you with that. Originally Posted by mrapathy. At that time nothing was a problem because there were only analog devices available.

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Posted Nov 20, The time now is Goodness, there is a lot of useful data here! Are you new to LinuxQuestions. Click Here to receive this Complete Guide absolutely free.

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