[Tutor] Controlling a device with ioctl's?

Sander Sweers sander.sweers at gmail.com
Wed Aug 25 00:21:12 CEST 2010

On 25 August 2010 00:04, Joe Veldhuis <electroblog at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello to all. I'm working on writing a tool that will control a piece of hardware using ioctl's on its device node. Specifically, I'm trying to configure and tune a DVB-S receiver on Linux.
> Just for starters, I want to try opening the frontend and setting the LNB voltage. An example in C:

Maybe you can use the python v4l2 bindings from [1] as example how to
use it for dvb. Not used it or have any experience with anything like
this but it might help..


[1] http://pypi.python.org/pypi/v4l2

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