[linux-dvb] Hauppauge WinTV Nova-S-Plus - multiple read accesses impossible

Fabian Förg fabian.foerg at gmx.de
Mon Jul 30 14:58:59 CEST 2007


Oliver Endriss wrote:
> Fabian Förg wrote:
>   
>> Fabian Förg wrote:
>>     
>>> Hello,
>>>
>>> in newer kernel releases multiple read accesses on the Hauppauge WinTV 
>>> Nova-S-Plus are impossible.
>>> Thus, the command line femon is for example unable to open the DVB 
>>> device when VDR is running:
>>>
>>> $ fuser -v /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0
>>>
>>>                    USER        PID ACCESS COMMAND
>>> /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0:
>>>                    myuser     5073 F.... vdr
>>>
>>> $ femon
>>> using '/dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0'
>>> opening frontend failed: Device or resource busy
>>>
>>> I encounterd this issue with kernel 2.6.22.1 and the current Ubuntu 
>>> feisty kernel (2.6.20.x).
>>> Older kernels allowed multiple accesses. However, I can't test which 
>>> ones, because I replaced
>>> my system board some time ago, and older kernels don't contain the 
>>> necessary drivers for the board.
>>>
>>> Greets,
>>> Fabian
>>>   
>>>       
>> Today I tested it with the newest v4l-sources - also no multiple read 
>> accesses possible.
>> Any suggestions?
>>     
>
> Hm, I tested budget and dvb-ttpci drivers from HG with kernel 2.6.22.
> Works without any problems here.
>
> Oliver
>
>   
Today I tested it again with the newest drivers from HG and kernel 2.6.22.1.
Unfortunately, It still does not work here.

Fabian



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