[linux-dvb] Kernel 2.6.12.2 + Haupp. Nexus-s 2.3: no DVB device found, once more !

Matthias Schwarzott zzam at gmx.de
Tue Jul 12 18:05:35 CEST 2005


On Tuesday 12 July 2005 17:56, manux43 wrote:
> Hello,
>
> I have a small problem with the vdr... any idea ?
> kernel 2.6.12.2 with latest firmware + Haupp. Nexus-s 2.3
>
> Thanks a lot,
> Manux43
>
> ***************************
> log from /var/log/messages
> ***************************
>
>
> Jul 12 17:50:00 le_magnetoscope_de_laurence vdr[4586]: VDR
> version 1.2.6 started
> Jul 12 17:50:00 le_magnetoscope vdr[4586]: loading
> /etc/vdr/sources.conf
> Jul 12 17:50:00 le_magnetoscope vdr[4586]: loading
> /etc/vdr/diseqc.conf
> Jul 12 17:50:00 le_magnetoscope vdr[4586]: loading
> /etc/vdr/channels.conf
> Jul 12 17:50:00 le_magnetoscope vdr[4586]: loading
> /etc/vdr/svdrphosts.conf
> Jul 12 17:50:00 le_magnetoscope vdr[4586]: loading
> /etc/vdr/ca.conf
> Jul 12 17:50:00 le_magnetoscope vdr[4586]: loading
> /etc/vdr/keymacros.conf
> Jul 12 17:50:00 le_magnetoscope vdr[4586]: no DVB device found
>
>
Looks like missing device, see below.

>
> ***************************
> log from ls -l /dev
> ***************************
>
> crw-rw----  1 root root   212,   1 2005-07-12 17:31 dvb0.audio0
> crw-rw----  1 root root   212,   6 2005-07-12 17:31 dvb0.ca0
> crw-rw----  1 root root   212,   4 2005-07-12 17:31 dvb0.demux0
> crw-rw----  1 root root   212,   5 2005-07-12 17:31 dvb0.dvr0
> crw-rw----  1 root root   212,   3 2005-07-12 17:31 dvb0.frontend0
> crw-rw----  1 root root   212,   7 2005-07-12 17:31 dvb0.net0
> crw-rw----  1 root root   212,   8 2005-07-12 17:31 dvb0.osd0
> crw-rw----  1 root root   212,   0 2005-07-12 17:31 dvb0.video0
>


This looks like a missing devfs oder udev or whatever, vdr will search 
in /dev/dvb/adapter?/*

That means either the devices are not existing when vdr starts (try a sleep 
before starting vdr, or a look waiting for the devices to appear) or are 
named wrong for vdr to fing them.

Matthias




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