[ivtv-devel] [ANNOUNCEMENT] Released 0.4.10, 0.6.7 and 0.7.4 drivers + new firmware

Hans Verkuil hverkuil at xs4all.nl
Sat Feb 17 16:30:50 CET 2007

Hi all,

I have updated the encoder firmware to the latest version (2.06.039). 
This required some small changes in existing drivers, so I've made new 

You can get the new firmware here:


And the new drivers here:


For the record: 0.4.10 is for kernels <= 2.6.15, 0.6.7 is for kernel 
2.6.16 and 0.7.4 is for kernel 2.6.17.

Kernels 2.6.18 and up require ivtv-0.10.0, for which a separate 
announcement will be made.

Important notice:

I strongly recommend that people upgrade to kernel 2.6.18 or up and 
ivtv-0.10.x or up. Driver maintenance for older kernels (in ivtv-0.4.x, 
0.6.x and 0.7.x) will be effectively discontinued. Version 0.10.0 and 
up is where the development effort will be concentrated. This version 
has seen a major internal redesign and clean up in order to solve 
certain race conditions. These changes won't be backported due to the 
huge amount of work needed to do that.



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