[linux-dvb] Five dvb cards linux 2.6.11 + UDEV 053

Kenneth Aafløy lists at kenneth.aafloy.net
Wed Mar 9 23:21:31 CET 2005

On Wednesday 09 March 2005 22:57, Ralph Metzler wrote:
> Kenneth Aafløy writes:
>  > If we drop support for the DVB_DEVICE_SEC type, the type bits of the minor
>  > number can be dropped to 3, which will free up a bit for the adapter
>  > number, and voila, we have support for 8 cards with four frontends each.
> If you are going to do that at least just move the OSD to 2 instead of
> moving all the others. This way nothing changes for somebody with one 
> card without OSD. This would of course still cause trouble for many Nexus
> card users with OSD.

Ok, but since Johannes rejected it.. :)

>  > Any problems with this scheme?
> How do you want to handle the other devices and the association
> between them and frontends? Not every frontend needs to have its own
> demux (if it is in hardware) and adapter0/frontend and
> adapter1/frontend might have to share one.

Hmm, didn't think about that..


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