[linux-dvb] Hauppauge WinTV Nova-S-Plus - multiple read accesses impossible

Oliver Endriss o.endriss at gmx.de
Mon Jul 30 02:30:44 CEST 2007


Fabian Förg wrote:
> Fabian Förg wrote:
> > Hello,
> >
> > in newer kernel releases multiple read accesses on the Hauppauge WinTV 
> > Nova-S-Plus are impossible.
> > Thus, the command line femon is for example unable to open the DVB 
> > device when VDR is running:
> >
> > $ fuser -v /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0
> >
> >                    USER        PID ACCESS COMMAND
> > /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0:
> >                    myuser     5073 F.... vdr
> >
> > $ femon
> > using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0'
> > opening frontend failed: Device or resource busy
> >
> > I encounterd this issue with kernel 2.6.22.1 and the current Ubuntu 
> > feisty kernel (2.6.20.x).
> > Older kernels allowed multiple accesses. However, I can't test which 
> > ones, because I replaced
> > my system board some time ago, and older kernels don't contain the 
> > necessary drivers for the board.
> >
> > Greets,
> > Fabian
> >   
> Today I tested it with the newest v4l-sources - also no multiple read 
> accesses possible.
> Any suggestions?

Hm, I tested budget and dvb-ttpci drivers from HG with kernel 2.6.22.
Works without any problems here.

Oliver

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