[linux-dvb] cx18 driver not in main repo?

Andreas linuxdreas at launchnet.com
Mon Apr 28 05:05:34 CEST 2008

Am Sonntag, 27. April 2008 17:45:01 schrieb Andy Walls:
> On Sun, 2008-04-27 at 16:49 -0700, Andreas wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I noticed today that the cx18 driver (for Hauppauge's HVR-1600) is not
> > in the main v4ldvb repository.
> Andreas,
> Hans just asked Mauro to pull it.  See:
> http://ivtvdriver.org/pipermail/ivtv-devel/2008-April/005509.html
> >  I was hoping to take advantage of the new
> > module parameter "adapter_nr" for my other dvb card (using the
> > saa7134_dvb driver) to achieve a consistent device numbering across
> > restarts. Instead, I had to check out Hans Verkuil's repo with the
> > cx18, but without the new module parameter.
> The latest of Hans' cx18 repo does have the parameter in question.  From
> my hg cloned copy:
> $ grep -n adapter_nr cx18/linux/drivers/media/video/cx18/*
> cx18/linux/drivers/media/video/cx18/cx18-dvb.c:29:DVB_DEFINE_MOD_OPT_ADAP
>TER_NR(adapter_nr); cx18/linux/drivers/media/video/cx18/cx18-dvb.c:144:   
>                  THIS_MODULE, &cx->dev->dev, adapter_nr);

yep, you're right. I got the module versions mixed up. Now, after a restart, 
I can indeed set the adapter_nr for both cards. I'm a happy camper now :)

> Beyond "/sbin/modinfo cx18" I can't test if it works.  But if you need
> it, it's there.

I noticed that you jumped in and helped with the development of the cx18 and 
ivtv driver. Thank you very much!


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