[linux-dvb] udev creating device nodes too slow

Sebastian sebastian_ml at gmx.net
Tue Jun 21 09:57:11 CEST 2005


On Tue, Jun 21, 2005 at 09:49:37AM +0200, Prakash Punnoor wrote:
Thank your for your answer,

I have no problem compiling the DVB drivers statically into the
kernel. I'll try that.

Cheers

Sebastian
> Sebastian schrieb:
> > The problem is when I start VDR right after modprobing the DVB modules,
> > it exits with "No devices found". I have to use
> > 
> > modprobe ...
> > sleep 9
> > 
> > because 9 secs is the time it takes to create the DVB device nodes.
> 
> Even though it is PITA, I'd then create the devices by hand, if I insist on
> using a module. (I compile it into the kernel.)
> 
> 
> > kernel? Another solution could be removing udev and going back to devfs,
> > but as devfs is obsolete I'd like to stay away from that possibility.
> 
> devfs will be gone for 2.6.13...
> 
> -- 
> Prakash Punnoor



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