I use VDR a few years, but lately I changed my system into ITX (AMD
Brazos) and so changed PCI DVB-S2 card into USB. Additionaly I has
bought DVB-T tuner.
While buying hardware I was sure I buy hardware which is supported
in-kernel, so no need to hunt for driver.
Unfortunatelly every from three card I have doesn't work properly.
The first: Terratec Cinergy S2 USB HD.
Kernel has drivers, but only for the first revision. Second revision
which I have need a patch. Patch is even on linux-media
http://patchwork.linuxtv.org/patch/10294/ , but isn't finished so no
hope to have it in kernel soon.
Anyway I have applied it's modified version from
http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=653026 to kernel 3.2
and it's almost work. Almost, because sometimes recording becames
unplayable. Recording recors eveything, but I can play only some part of
file from beginning. The rest is unplayable.
Looking for something widely used I choosed Pinnacle PCTV SAT HDTV 452E
PRO USB. Problems with it i've described in thread: "[PATCH, RFC]
STB0899 signal strength (pctv452e, others too?)"
The last miss was buying USB DVB-T stick based on Af9015. Generally it
works, but only a few minutes. I suspect it overheats...
So I ask: if somebody has one of cards above working, please give me a
note with which kernel and with which driver it does work.
Also I wold welcome advice, which from those rather cheap USB cards
works without any problems on stock linux kernel.
Ps. Now I'm so desperated that I've installed 2.6 kernel and I will try
Liplianin driver with it. Hovewer having 2.6 and 3.2 kernels installed
together I don't know how to tell dkms to build only for 2.6 (in 3.x
Liplianin kernel will not compile)
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