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Hollywood Plus/DXR3 Linux Drivers

The Hollywood Plus/DXR3 Linux Drivers provide kernel drivers for MPEG/DVD decoders based on the em8300 chipset. This includes the DXR3 from Creative Labs and the Hollywood Plus from Sigma Designs.

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  •  07 Jun 2005 22:30

    Release Notes: This release supports Linux 2.6, uses dynamic assignment of major numbers (for people who use devfs or udev), and has many minor bugfixes.

    •  02 Mar 2004 14:24

      Release Notes: Semaphores are now used instead of spinlocks. Fixes were made for the sparc64, powerpc, and alpha platforms. 32-bit ioctls are now supported in 64-bit systems. i2c support was fixed. Audio on big-endian systems was fixed. The module options for multiple cards were fixed. A O_NONBLOCK bug was fixed.

      •  09 Nov 2002 07:24

        Release Notes: This release contains a new em8300setup utility to replace em8300init, fixes multicard support, and provides some bugfixes.

        •  05 Mar 2002 14:23

          Release Notes: Lots of bugs fixed related to audio playback were fixed. Digital AC3 was fixed. poll/select support was added, since it yields better responsiveness in apps that use them. Mono audio playback on digital output was fixed. Bugs related to compilation on 2.2 and 2.5 kernels were fixed. A new naming scheme is now used, where devices are called /dev/em8300*-0, up to -3 if you have more than 1 device. The driver now includes microcode which works on both the Hollywood+ and the DXR3.

          •  20 Jan 2002 23:06

            No changes have been submitted for this release.

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