[vdr] multiple non-independent frontends (was: Re: [ANNOUNCE] VDR developer version 1.7.11)
Klaus.Schmidinger at tvdr.de
Wed Jan 6 14:55:54 CET 2010
On 06.01.2010 14:22, Tomasz Bubel wrote:
>> - Added support for DVB cards with multiple fontends. Note that this only
>> works for DVB cards where each frontend can be used independently of all
>> the others on the same adapter.
> Any chance of using using DVB-T frontend on HVR-4000? This card have 2
> separate frontends. And as quoted on
> "Multiple frontends are supported: DVB-S/S2 and DVB-T appear as
> /dev/dvb/adapterN/frontend0 and /dev/dvb/adapterN/frontend1
> Due to a hardware limitation, the two frontends cannot be used
> simultaneously. However they can be used sequentially within the same
> application. The driver handles the mutual exclusion appropriately."
Well, that's still a problem.
Is there a defined way (via the LinuxDVB driver API) through which VDR
can find out whether the frontends can be used independently?
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