[linux-dvb] Multiple fronends on a single shared ransport bus
rjkm at metzlerbros.de
Wed Oct 4 23:55:18 CEST 2006
Steven Toth writes:
> The simple thing about a solution like this is that:
> a. a/t/szap -a <fenum> worked with zero changes.
> b. The recent cx88 bus arbitration patches ensured that only one of
> adapter0/fe0 or adapter1/fe could be opened at any one time. (As expected).
> I don't see solution #2 as a replacement for solution #1, but the
> patches are pretty trivial and localised within a single framework.
> A few consideration:
> How will new or existing applications deal with solution#2?
> Do any existing drivers deliver adapter0/fe0 and adapter0/fe1 and which
> applications support that?
> How do other products with multiple transport paths and frontends expose
> their features in /dev/dvb?
I am using the adapter0/fe scheme in one driver right now.
tzap/szap also works fine with that.
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