[linux-dvb] Five dvb cards linux 2.6.11 + UDEV 053

Kenneth Aafløy lists at kenneth.aafloy.net
Thu Mar 10 00:02:36 CET 2005


On Wednesday 09 March 2005 23:48, Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> Kenneth Aafløy wrote:
> > On Wednesday 09 March 2005 22:57, Ralph Metzler wrote:
> > > Kenneth Aafløy writes:
> > >  > If we drop support for the DVB_DEVICE_SEC type, the type bits of the minor
> > >  > number can be dropped to 3, which will free up a bit for the adapter
> > >  > number, and voila, we have support for 8 cards with four frontends each.
> > > 
> > > If you are going to do that at least just move the OSD to 2 instead of
> > > moving all the others. This way nothing changes for somebody with one 
> > > card without OSD. This would of course still cause trouble for many Nexus
> > > card users with OSD.
> > 
> > Ok, but since Johannes rejected it.. :)
> 
> I just think it should work with minors > 255. But obviously
> it needs some debugging ;-/
> 
> First we should check if udev is called with the correct parameters.
> Then we know if udev or the kernel need fixing.
> 
> Can you "cat /sys/class/dvb/dvb4.frontend0/dev"?

I did in my previous mail:
But /sys/class/dvb/dvb4.frontend0/dev contains 212:259

And I checked what number udev was operating with internally by naming the
dvb devices with the minor number, and it was wrong..still poking..

Kenneth




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