[linux-dvb] Can't find dvb0_0 when using dvbtune

Christian Prähauser cpraehaus at cosy.sbg.ac.at
Fri Apr 21 00:51:14 CEST 2006


James A Vincent wrote:

>Christian Prähauser wrote:
>  
>
>>Hello James!
>>
>>James A Vincent wrote:
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>>>I am having problems in using dvbtune for ip over satellite using Linux
>>>version 2.6.5-gentoo-r1 and a Skystar2 card.  I can use the card for dvb
>>>tv reception with mplayer and Kaffeine with no problems.
>>>
>>>However I cannot seem to use the card for data !
>>>      
>>>
>Hi Christian,
>
>Thanks for the reply. I tried your first suggestion -
>
>root at bumpkin podcast # dvbnet -a 0  -p 512
>
>DVB Network Interface Manager
>Version 1.1.0-TVF (Build Fri Nov 25 21:10:43 2005)
>Copyright (C) 2003, TV Files S.p.A
>
>Device: /dev/dvb/adapter0/net0
>Error: couldn't add interface for pid 512: 22 Invalid argument.
>
>
>Any further ideas ?
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>
As i see it, this msg can only be caused if the dvb driver (dvb_core) 
cannot allocate further interface numbers.
Can you issue the following and post the output (if any):
    dvbnet -l

and then also
    dvbnet -v

Also check any messages from the driver in /var/log/messages

Regards,
Christian



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