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    SubjectRe: Merging DRM and fbdev
    Is there are device driver level interface defined for controlling
    tuners? Or is this something that even needs to be done in a device
    driver? With X on GL Xv will have to change form too.

    On Sun, 3 Oct 2004 16:37:03 -0400 (EDT), Vladimir Dergachev
    <volodya@mindspring.com> wrote:
    >
    >
    > On Sun, 3 Oct 2004, Jon Smirl wrote:
    >
    > > How is the tuner controlled? Is it a V4L insterface?
    >
    > No, the tuner is controlled via Xserver Xv extension. No V4L interface is
    > provided for tuner control.
    >
    > best
    >
    > Vladimir Dergachev
    >
    >
    >
    > >
    > >
    > > On Sun, 3 Oct 2004 12:59:38 -0400 (EDT), Vladimir Dergachev
    > > <volodya@mindspring.com> wrote:
    > >> Jon, this is a common misconception - GATOS km module *does* provide a v4l
    > >> interface.
    > >>
    > >> What is different is that the device configuration (like setting the tuner
    > >> or encoding) is done by Xserver.
    > >>
    > >> All km does is check whether the card can supply a v4l stream and, if so,
    > >> it provides it. This is little different from a webcam driver, especially
    > >> if a webcam has its own on/off switch.
    > >>
    > >> The misconception arises from the fact that many v4l programs were only
    > >> made to work with bt848 cards - they would *not* work with webcams any
    > >> more than they would work with km.
    > >>
    > >> best
    > >>
    > >> Vladimir Dergachev
    > >>
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