[linux-dvb] [RFC] Should a DVB frontend report the board name?

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Tue Feb 6 00:43:13 CET 2007

On 2/6/07, Hartmut Hackmann <hartmut.hackmann at t-online.de> wrote:
> Hi, folks
> Currently most boards report the type of the channel decoder as
> the frontend name. This has the disadvantage that if you have multiple
> (hybrid) cards with the same channel decoder type, you will not be
> able to distinguish them in the applications. Especially if you want to
> use one of them for analog- and and the other one for digital TV, this
> becomes a problem.

Why do you need the board name ?

If it is the second frontend, it shoud be just frontend 1


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