[linux-dvb] Max DVB frontends

Janne Grunau janne-dvb at grunau.be
Wed Aug 20 13:32:55 CEST 2008

On Wednesday 20 August 2008 12:56:22 John Brown wrote:
> Is the a maximum number of dvb frontends.  As I can't get more the 8
> to register, all the devices work separately but after the 8th device
> registers calls to dvb_register_adapter() fail with errno -23.  If
> there is a set limit is there away to change it a run time, or is it
> a matter of altering some defines and rebuilding the kernel.

Source code change and recompile. The maximal number is defined as 
MAX_DVB_ADAPTERS in drivers/media/dvb/dvb-core/dvbdev.h.

HTH Janne

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