[linux-dvb] [PATCH] Add driver specific module option to choose dvb adapter numbers, second try

Steven Toth stoth at linuxtv.org
Wed Apr 9 18:30:13 CEST 2008


>> The arguments against applying this change are "fix udev instead" and
>> "we'll have to remove this in kernel 2.7" ... Well, rather than to
>> have everybody wait around for a "fix" that requires programming
>> skills in order to use, I say we merge this now, so that people can
>> use their systems properly TODAY.  If we have to remove this in the
>> future as a result of some other kernel-wide requirements, then we
>> will cross that bridge when we come to it.
>>
>> I see absolutely no harm in implementing this feature now.
>>
>> -Mike
>>
> 
> +1
> 
> For MythTv setups this is very much needed... for the reasons Mike very 
> clearly stated.

Either someone steps up and writes a bullet proof udev configuration 
mechanism for v4l/dvb, or the patches gets merged.

Given that nobody has done the former, I suggest we do the latter.

- Steve



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