[vdr] VDR and Hybrid DVB Cards ( was "HVR 4000 drivers broken - adapter0/frontend1 busy" in linux-media list )

Steffen Barszus steffenbpunkt at googlemail.com
Thu Nov 17 09:15:05 CET 2011


On Thu, 17 Nov 2011 10:10:34 +0530
Manu Abraham <abraham.manu at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Nov 16, 2011 at 6:30 PM, Steffen Barszus
> > To my understanding the mentioned use case would have - according to
> > linux-media project logic of how to handle this - would look like
> >
> > /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend0
> > /dev/dvb/adapter0/frontend1
> > /dev/dvb/adapter0/demux0
> > ...
> > /dev/dvb/adapter0/ca0
> > /dev/dvb/adapter1/frontend0
> > /dev/dvb/adapter1/frontend1
> > /dev/dvb/adapter1/demux0
> > ...
> > /dev/dvb/adapter1/ca0
> >
> > so it would be 2 adapter with 4 frontends. If for some reason they
> > should be in one adapter how to distinguish between the different
> > cases ? Maybe i did not understand properly the issue.
> 
> 
> The very same driver can have 4 real frontends too. By now the issue
> got complicated too far by the logic mentioned above: So, how will you
> distinguish between real functional and independant adapters, then
> (when having multiple adapters) ?

Listen Manu,

i'm not proposing anything here - i try only to reflect what i read
on linux-media mailinglist. If you have different
opinion/suggestion/understanding i would be thankful if you could
provide some better input on how vdr needs to handle this. 



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