[linux-dvb] How to access /dev/videoK from /dev/dvb/adapterN?

Klaus Schmidinger Klaus.Schmidinger at cadsoft.de
Sat Jun 17 10:55:38 CEST 2006


Gavin Hamill wrote:
> On Fri, 16 Jun 2006 23:16:09 +0200
> Kenneth Aafløy <kaa at aafloy.net> wrote:
> 
>>> /sys/class/video4linux/videoN/name until it finds one called
>>> 'av7110' - a little low-tech but might just be adequate :)
>> Mm, yea, but...
> 
> Hey I didn't say it was a *good* idea :)
> 
>>   * It does not work on pre /sys kernels
> 
> Well, if sysfs is available, then use it, else fall back on whatever
> the current mechanism is.
> 
>>   * It does not work with the cases that Michael presented in his
>> last reply.
> 
> Yup true.
> 
>>   * It could will break if you have more than one card called
>> 'av7110'?
>  
> More than one FF card can't be that common, surely? :)

Well, I have two FF cards in my system in order to have two CIs.

Klaus



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