2.4.3. ioctl FE_GET_INFO¶
FE_GET_INFO - Query Digital TV frontend capabilities and returns information about the - front-end. This call only requires read-only access to the device.
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All Digital TV frontend devices support the ioctl FE_GET_INFO ioctl. It is used to identify kernel devices compatible with this specification and to obtain information about driver and hardware capabilities. The ioctl takes a pointer to dvb_frontend_info which is filled by the driver. When the driver is not compatible with this specification the ioctl returns an error.
188.8.131.52. frontend capabilities¶
Capabilities describe what a frontend can do. Some capabilities are supported only on some specific frontend types.
The frontend capabilities are described at