[linux-dvb] Non blocking IO on dvr0 device

Nico Sabbi Nicola.Sabbi at poste.it
Fri Nov 9 17:44:01 CET 2007


Il Friday 09 November 2007 17:37:24 Simon Hargreaves ha scritto:

> The update to the latest kernel version has broken my recording
> programme completely and now returns device busy. I'm using dvbtune
> to set up the dvr0 device for TS recording but it's now locking the
> device so no other program can read from it. Is this a driver level
> change as it used to work on the previous kernel version?
>
> Simon...
>

IIRC dvbtune doesn't even touch the dvr0 device, let alone block it.
BTW, for many years (and countless revisions of the drivers) dvbstream
and mplayer have used the dvr0 in nonblocking mode, without the least
problem; I suspect something buggy in your current tree



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