Linux Driver for TVP514X


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The Linux driver supports the TVP5146 series of Video Decoders. The Linux driver supports communication through the I2C bus and interfaces with the V4L2 sub-system.


Linux Mainline Status

Available in Linux Main line: Yes
Available through N/A

Supported Devices:

  • tvp5146
  • tvp5146m2
  • tvp5147
  • tvp5147m1


Linux Source Files

The files associated with this device are:

  1. drivers/media/i2c/tvp514x.c
  2. Documentation/devicetree/bindings/media/i2c/tvp514x.txt
  3. drivers/media/i2c/tvp514x_regs.h
  4. include/media/tvp514x.h

Source Files


Linux Device Tree Documenation


Other Files



Enabling Driver Support

Configure kernel with "make menuconfig" (alternatively use "make xconfig" or
"make nconfig")

Menuconfig Location

Symbol: VIDEO_TVP514X [=y]
Type  : tristate
Prompt: Texas Instruments TVP514x video decoder
    -> Device Drivers
      -> Multimedia support (MEDIA_SUPPORT [=y])
        -> Encoders, decoders, sensors and other helper chips
  Defined at drivers/media/i2c/Kconfig:300
  Depends on: MEDIA_SUPPORT [=y] && VIDEO_V4L2 [=y] && I2C [=y]

Fixes and Code Enhancements


If there are fixes and or code enhancements that need to be added to this
driver please either

1. Send the patches to the relevant Linux Kernel community as listed in the maintainers file located: Here


2.  Contact your TI representative.


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