lkml.org 
[lkml]   [1999]   [Nov]   [3]   [last100]   RSS Feed
Views: [wrap][no wrap]   [headers]  [forward] 
 
Messages in this thread
    /
    Date
    From
    SubjectRe: SBLive driver source - Dxr2/3
    On Wed, 3 Nov 1999, Alan Cox wrote:

    > > when I tried it in my NT SMP box... resource contention anyone? Anyways,
    > > Sigma has actually said they are producing Linux drivers for it (in fact
    > > the slashdot article on DVD when CSS decryption was cracked has a reply
    > > from Sigma posted that states just this). My guess is the drivers will
    > > be binary only though so I guess they really won't exist as far as I
    > > care.
    >
    > The DVD licensees are under a lot of pressure to play very safe. The fine
    > is about $1m if their stuff is broken. The Sigma board apparently does
    > CSS in software so they have their butts to cover. Hopefully they can
    > manage to at least do open source driver , binary only player.

    No, this is silly. They should produce a player which only plays
    unencrypted titles (they are out there) and we use our CSS code to do the
    decryption as a seperate package (prehaps transpartnly using NBD)

    > > Livid I believe has docs for some of the Zoran based DVD cards (anyone
    > > know which cards those are?) so that's probably the way to go if cards
    > > are any good.
    >
    > The Zoran has hardware CSS which does make vendor life easier although it
    > may limit your ability to play region locked DVD's


    -
    To unsubscribe from this list: send the line "unsubscribe linux-kernel" in
    the body of a message to majordomo@vger.rutgers.edu
    Please read the FAQ at http://www.tux.org/lkml/

    \
     
     \ /
      Last update: 2005-03-22 13:54    [W:0.034 / U:0.452 seconds]
    ©2003-2016 Jasper Spaans. hosted at Digital OceanAdvertise on this site