New driver opportunity - rtl2832u
rizzo at iet.unipi.it
Wed Apr 25 12:43:19 UTC 2012
On Wed, Apr 25, 2012 at 10:47:03PM +1100, freebsd-multimedia at herveybayaustralia.com.au wrote:
> I happen to have a usb dvb card which uses a rtl2832u chipset (MyGica T803
> - manufacturer says so happily says that they support linux - yeah right!).
> The drivers are a bit all over the place, and apparently they wont add them
> to the v4l tree due to a lack of key criteria. I have a version of these
just curious, what is the exact reason for keeping it out
(or you have a pointer to the discussion) ?
The 2832-based sticks have become very popular recently because
the stick can be used as a programmable spectrum analyzer, see e.g.
I have tried the code at
and it builds and runs fine on FreeBSD (once you
ignore the auto* stuff and build your 2-line makefile)
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