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do we need Rl Platform on a STB?

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stephny
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atfer reading some documents i have got an idea that the RI Platform is needed only for PC platform.Is this conclusion valid?

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dhooley
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Correct. The "PC Platform" layer provides hardware emulation for Windows XP and Linux PC hosts. Porting the RI to OpenCable host devices (ie, STBs) requires a replacement of the PC Platform layer with firmware appropriate for those devices.