Hi, Thanks for the info, I will have a look and see if it is worth the trouble.
Br, // Jan On Fri, 2009-12-04 at 13:03 -0500, Michael Krufky wrote: > On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 5:03 PM, Devin Heitmueller > <dheitmuel...@kernellabs.com> wrote: > > On Thu, Dec 3, 2009 at 4:47 PM, Bert Massop <bert.mas...@gmail.com> wrote: > >> Hi Jan, > >> > >> The datasheet for the TDA18218 can be obtained from NXP: > >> http://www.nxp.com/documents/data_sheet/TDA18218HN.pdf > >> > >> That's all the information I have at the moment, maybe Mike has some > >> other information (like the Application Note mentioned in the > >> datasheet, that claims to contain information on writing drivers, but > >> cannot be found anywhere). > >> > >> Best regards, > >> > >> Bert > > > > Took a quick look at that datasheet. I would guess between that > > datasheet and a usbsnoop, there is probably enough there to write a > > driver that basically works for your particular hardware if you know > > what you are doing. The register map is abbreviated, but probably > > good enough... > > > > Devin > > The datasheet is missing too much important information needed to > write a fully featured driver for the part, and I wouldn't recommend > using a usbsnoop for this type of tuner, but be my guest and prove me > wrong. > > You might be able to get it working, but you'll end up with tons of > binary blobs hardcoded for each frequency, unless you use a > programming guide. Unfortunately, I don't have one that I can share > :-/ > > I think you would be much better off purchasing supported hardware, instead. > > Good luck, though... > > -Mike > -- > To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-media" in > the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org > More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html -- To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-media" in the body of a message to majord...@vger.kernel.org More majordomo info at http://vger.kernel.org/majordomo-info.html