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Kernel Labs website update

Yesterday we launched our new look website here at www.kernellabs.com. The new site features an attractive layout with easy to navigate pages. We have included more information about Kernel Labs and what we do, while maintaining our original blog and giving it a fresh new look. We welcome comments, feedback or suggestions on the new… Read More

Elgato Game Capture HD Teardown

I noticed that Elgato recently launched their Game Capture HD USB2 HD encoder, Amazon link. I finally got around to ordering a unit and it arrived today, I opened the box and “it just fell out and broke open”. I think I may have voided my warranty. [lightbox title=”Elgato Game Capture HD Teardown” href=”/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/09/IMG_2015.jpg”][/lightbox] Well,… Read More

HVR2200 Corrupt Image?

We’ve had a handful of reports cropping up related to HVR2200 model#89619 cards. With Ubuntu 12.04.1 the driver would attempt to load firmware from file NXP7164-2010-03-10.1.fw length 4019072 as defined in the saa7164-fw.c driver source. (Hint: it’s not really an Ubuntu error) Sep 13 07:50:56 dell kernel: [ 83.432854] saa7164_downloadimage() image corrupt Sep 13 07:50:56… Read More

HVR-950q patches submitted upstream!

After a rather large bug hunt, I’ve finally submitted the HVR-950q patches upstream. In the end, we created 24 patches addressing a ton of longstanding bugs: au8522: fix intermittent lockup of analog video decoder au8522: Fix off-by-one in SNR table for QAM256 au8522: properly recover from the au8522 delivering misaligned TS streams au0828: Make the… Read More