R: R: [vdr] VDR & Multiple frontends
eddi at depieri.net
Sun Dec 10 15:08:29 CET 2006
> I've gone through the LinuxDVB API description regarding the frontend
> again and apparently it is documented that multiple frontends on the same
> adapter can't be open in read/write mode at the same time (so the
> is actually on VDR's side ;-).
> Well, so VDR could open them in read-only mode first and switch one of
> to read/write mode shortly whenever it does a tuning operation, and go
> to read-only after that. It would also have to switch to read/write
> whenever it reads a frontend event with ioctl(FE_GET_EVENT). With such
> it should be possible to make VDR support a multiple frontend adapter.
> In order to set up the necessary VDR devices, cDvbDevice::Initialize()
> would also have to be enhanced to probe for multiple frontends
> on the same adapter.
I'm very happy if you could try to make such patch.
I can test that patch, and make few adjustment, since I think you can't
really test it.
Thank you for your support
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