Opened 4 years ago

Last modified 4 years ago

#13027 new enhancement

Write an RTL2838 driver

Reported by: kallisti5 Owned by: nobody
Priority: low Milestone: Unscheduled
Component: Drivers/DVB Version: R1/Development
Keywords: dvb Cc:
Blocked By: Blocking:
Platform: All


The RTL2838 is a *cheap* DVB-T usb dongle used to receive European TV signals. It can also be used as a digital SDR tuner receiving 20Mhz - 1.9Ghz. ( Given the flexibility of this device, the low price, and the wide range of uses, we should investigate writing a driver.

Our current TV application is pretty much useless as the only dvb driver is for the old cx23882 PCI card.

The linux dvb-usb-v2 driver supports multiple USB dvb devices including a single c file to control the rtl28xx...

Our existing DVB driver:

This might make a better reference since it is a usb video device:

Example hardware:

USB Device:

  • 0bda:2838

Change History (1)

comment:1 by waddlesplash, 4 years ago

Component: DriversDrivers/DVB
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