[vdr] [ANNOUNCE] vdr-femon-1.7.7 vdr-iptv-0.4.0 vdr-skinsoppalusikka-1.7.1 vdr-rssreader-1.7.0

Helmut Auer vdr at helmutauer.de
Sun Mar 7 14:02:10 CET 2010

> After i changed my sat tuner to Linux4Media cineS2 DVB-S2 Twin Tuner 
> http://www.linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Linux4Media_cineS2_DVB-S2_Twin_Tuner
> femon's frontend info doesn't work anymore on all frontends.
> Exact cause for that seems to be the way ngene driver registers frontends at 
> /dev/dvb
> My current /dev/dvb looks like this:
> /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0
> /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend1
> /dev/dvb/adapter1/frontend0
> /dev/dvb/adapter2/frontend0
> Since femon assumes that vdr card index is same as adapter index, femon shows 
> stats from wrong frontend and can't show stas from /dev/dvb/adapter2 at all.
> A quick look at vdr's device.h didn't reveal an easy fix for this problem, since 
> cDevice doesn't store device paths or adapter/frontend numbers.
A workaround is to load ngene.ko with the parameter one_adapter=0

Then there will be two adapters.

Helmut Auer, helmut at helmutauer.de

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