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

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Wed Mar 9 23:48:19 CET 2005

Kenneth Aafløy wrote:
> 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.. :)

I just think it should work with minors > 255. But obviously
it needs some debugging ;-/

First we should check if udev is called with the correct parameters.
Then we know if udev or the kernel need fixing.

Can you "cat /sys/class/dvb/dvb4.frontend0/dev"?


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