[linux-dvb] modprobing causes double the devices to be created

Alan Chandler alan at chandlerfamily.org.uk
Thu Sep 14 21:16:07 CEST 2006


On Thursday 14 September 2006 14:44, Mark Howells wrote:
> Hi Alan,
>
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: linux-dvb-bounces at linuxtv.org
> > [mailto:linux-dvb-bounces at linuxtv.org] On Behalf Of Alan Chandler
> >
> > After installing the recompiled module, I then modprobed them
> > back in the reverse order, checking for the existance of
> > /dev/dvb after each step.
> >
> > Nothing appeared until I modprobed dvb-usb-dtt200u at which
> > point, with two sticks connected I get FOUR /dev/dvb/adapterN
> > directores.  The devices in each of these directories ALL
> > have different minor id numbers.
>
> I can't precisely understand why you get the additional devices but I'm
> wondering if it's to do with the way you're modprobing the drivers. Try the
> following steps
>
> 1. rmmod all the modules.
> 2. remake the modules and run 'make modules_install'
> 3. run depmod
> 4. run modprobe dvb-usb-dtt200u
>

Actually, I effectively did this too, and it still gives additional adapters

If I reboot the machine, I end up with only two devices.



-- 
Alan Chandler
http://www.chandlerfamily.org.uk



More information about the linux-dvb mailing list