pvrxxx, linux code and modules

Greg 'groggy' Lehey grog at FreeBSD.org
Tue Apr 24 00:13:49 UTC 2007

On Monday, 23 April 2007 at  8:29:56 -0400, Jim Stapleton wrote:
> Here's a possibly silly thought - I don't remember if I've seen it or
> not, pretty sure I haven't (and it's something I could actually write
> the code for).
> For the tuner part of the module, rather than having the tuner data
> stored in the driver binary, could we use a configuration file? It
> seems that all the specific stuff for the tuner easily stored as pure
> data (as demonstrated by the fact that the tuners are all stored in
> rather simple structures, with a switch statement to determine which
> tuner is read).

I think that the Linux drivers do something similar to this, modulo
kernel constraints.  If it's really practical to have this in
userland, having a proper configuration file makes a lot of sense.

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