[linux-dvb] [RFC PATCH] Choose dvb adapter number with a driver specific module option

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Sat Aug 4 07:00:42 CEST 2007


On 8/4/07, Manu Abraham <abraham.manu at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 8/4/07, Michael Krufky <mkrufky at linuxtv.org> wrote:
> > Manu Abraham wrote:
> > > On 8/4/07, Janne Grunau <janne-dvb at grunau.be> wrote:
> > >> On Saturday 04 August 2007 00:02:29 Manu Abraham wrote:
> > >>> Do we really want to have adapter numbers in DVB bridge drivers ?
> > >>> IMHO, it doesn't look pleasing to have that.
> > >> I think it's worthwhile to have it.
> > >>> Is there any other possible better alternatives ?
> > >> Something similiar is possible with udev rules but I wouldn't say that
> > >> it is a better alternative.
> > >
> > > Why ? If you can achieve the same without any code change, doesn't
> > > that look better ?
> >
> > using a module option to specify adapter number is a _much_ more user friendly solution, as opposed to udev rules.
> >
>
>
> Yuck. I just wonder why other char drivers in the Linux kernel do not
> have such a necessity, you have the same problem there as well.

btw, though not directly related this thread on LK deals with the same
root cause
http://lkml.org/lkml/2007/8/2/82

(got late, must run now)



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