[linux-dvb] [RFC PATCH] Choose dvb adapter number with a driver specific module option

Janne Grunau janne-dvb at grunau.be
Sat Aug 4 00:54:15 CEST 2007


On Saturday 04 August 2007 00:02:29 Manu Abraham wrote:
>
> Do we really want to have adapter numbers in DVB bridge drivers ?
> IMHO, it doesn't look pleasing to have that.

I think it's worthwhile to have it.
>
> Is there any other possible better alternatives ?

Something similiar is possible with udev rules but I wouldn't say that 
it is a better alternative.

> If it is that 
> absolute a necessity, can we hide the ugliness in dvb-core at least ?

I'm not really sure what you mean exactly. If you want to avoid changes 
in the bridge drivers I don't see a way to archieve that. If you want 
the changes as small as possible look at the final patch. One line for 
the module parameter and the added parameter for the register function. 
I don't think it can be done with less changes.

Janne



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