Re: [PATCH] em28xx patches against the latest git tree

From: Markus Rechberger
Date: Wed Oct 22 2008 - 14:23:34 EST

On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 7:38 PM, Markus Rechberger
<mrechberger@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 22, 2008 at 7:34 PM, Markus Rechberger
> <mrechberger@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Following patch adds the latest em28xx driver from
>> merging with upstream kernel
>> * adding VBI support to most VBI capable devices
>> * radio support for cx25843 based devices
>> * extra cx25843 driver (registers match the em28xx configuration in
>> order to support proper VBI)
>> * all videostandards and inputs are tested with cx25843 based devices
>> * adding alternative audio driver for em28xx devices (independent
>> audio transfer, not depending on oss/alsa)
>> * adding em28xx-webcam support for videology webcams
>> * adding em28xx-audioep audio driver for alternate number 1 - if
>> vendor specific and not USB audio conform
>> * adding s921 driver (ISDB-T 1Seg support tunneling parameters through
>> DVB-T API setting specific registers to auto)
>> * adding xc3028 mostly original sourcecode from the manufacturer (most
>> recent version), merged xc3028/xc3028l into
>> one external firmware blob - important for signal quality
>> * adding xc5000 mostly original sourcecode from the manufacturer (most
>> recent version) - important for signal quality
>> * adding lgdt3304, although currently disabled
>> * remote control handling *works* but is broken by design and disabled
>> since different rc5/rc6/nec remotes return
>> different values. Handling can be done using interrupt transfers too (TODO)
>> * fixed a couple of bugs in the em28xx-audio driver which can lead to
>> system hangs.

one more thing which I forgot it also adds support for em2888 based
which also support
flash beside analog TV, digital TV and radio

>> ----
>> as for testing:
>> * analog TV: patched tvtime (for analog TV) version available on
>> which supports 1. software rendering 2. digital
>> audio/alsa/aad
>> * FM radio: gqradio from, there's also an older radio
>> patch for vlc available.
>> * DVB-T: all applications should work with it
>> * ISDB-T: relevant for China and Brazil only, can be used with
>> dvbtune, dvbscan (the channel file cannot be used due problems with
>> the characters), for transferring the MPEG-TS stream dvbstream,
>> dvbsnoop, for playback gstreamer/mplayer (h264/aac isn't supported
>> well with it).
>> commit history is available at:
> this should be:
>> This patch adds a separate instance of the driver to the git
>> repository, not affecting anything existing.
>> the full patch against the git repository:
>> Contributors:
>> user: acano@xxxxxxxxxxx
>> user: Andre Kelmanson <akelmanson@xxxxxxxxx>
>> user: Bouwsma Barry <freebeer.bouwsma@xxxxxxxxx>
>> user: Dan Kreiser <kreiser@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> user: Frank Neuber <fn@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> user: Jelle de Jong <jelledejong@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> user: John Stowers <john.stowers.lists@xxxxxxxxx>
>> user: Lukas Kuna <lukas.kuna@xxxxxxxxxxx>
>> user: Stefan Vonolfen <stefan.vonolfen@xxxxxxxxx>
>> user: Stephan Berberig <s.berberig@xxxxxxxx>
>> user: Thomas Giesecke <thomas.giesecke@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> user: Vitaly Wool <vwool@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
>> user: Zhenyu Wang <zhen78@xxxxxxxxx>
>> Signed-off-by: Markus Rechberger <mrechberger@xxxxxxxxxx>

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