[linux-dvb] No /dev/dvb/ with DViCO Fusion HDTV DVB-T Plus, Gentoo 2.6.16-r9

Simon Arlott simon at arlott.org
Wed Jun 14 17:30:02 CEST 2006

On 14/06/06 16:16, Michael Krufky wrote:
> Samuel Cook wrote:
>> Apologies if this list is not the correct place for troubleshooting. 
>> If it is not, please let me know and I'll redirect my queries elsewhere.
>> I'm having a lot of trouble getting my DViCo Fusion DVB-T Plus loaded
>> properly.  It appears to be the 1.1 revision (the chip ends with a -39
>> rather than a -19, which I believe is the indicator).  The card is
>> detected; lspci gives correct information about the card, and
>> /dev/v4l/video0 and vbi0 exist.  The problem is that /dev/dvb/ is not
>> getting created.
> I believe your problem is simply due to the fact that cx88-dvb isn't
> loading automatically... try:
> modprobe cx88-dvb
> ...then what happens?

It's compiled into the kernel... I suspect his problem is the same as the one I have, dvb-core is not initialised before it is used to created the devices.

On 07/06/06 13:45, Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 07, 2006 at 12:36:27AM +0100, Simon Arlott wrote:
>> The init function in dvbdev isn't called until after saa7134-dvb has
>> finished initialising, so devices can't be registered properly. No-one
>> else has replied about this yet and someone might the patch I made
>> useful so here it is.
> I think a much simpler way to fix this would be to change
>   module_init(init_dvbdev);
> into
>   subsys_initcall(init_dvbdev);

Edit drivers/media/dvb/dvbdev.c

Simon Arlott

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