[linux-dvb] No more than 4 cards with DIB0700 driver ?

Janne Grunau janne-dvb at grunau.be
Wed Feb 14 16:32:39 CET 2007


On Wednesday 14 February 2007 16:18:53 Florian FAINELLI wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> I just saw that the 5 Hauppauge Nova-T 500 cards that I have set up
> are well recognized by the "lsusb" command.
>
> The dib0700 driver loads fine for 4 cards, but the fith generates an
> error "dvb-usb: Hauppauge Nova-T 500 Dual DVB-T error while loading
> the driver (-23)".
>
> I did not yet dig that much into the code, but I do not see any
> reasons why I could not register more than 4 cards.

linux/drivers/media/dvb/dvb-core/dvbdev.c:57:#define DVB_MAX_ADAPTERS       8

that's the limiting option. Each of your card registers two adapter,
one for each tuner.

Applications may have the same limitation.

HTH Janne



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