[linux-dvb] problem with latest v4l-dvb hg - videodev

Ronnie Bailey purevw at wtxs.net
Fri Jul 18 19:36:09 CEST 2008

Hi all,
  This message from my Acer Ferrari may be along the same lines, or I
may be way off base. I installed the latest v4l-dvb last night on
OpenSuSE 11. My machine did not crash. It simply disconnected the
videodev: get_index num is too large
video_register_device_index: get_index faile

> Hi Mauro, Hans,
> I've just attempted a new install of ubuntu, then downloaded via hg
> the 
> current v4l-dvb,
> and installed it.
> Upon reboot, the boot stalled just after loading the firmware at 
> something about incorrect
> videodev count.
> It would not boot any further, and I was unable to save the dmesg to
> a 
> file (read only access)
> I've had to reinstall ubuntu to be able to send this message.
> Regards,
> Timf

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