[vdr] How to speed up vdr start ?

Stefan Huelswitt s.huelswitt at gmx.de
Sun Aug 7 22:08:17 CEST 2005

On 07 Aug 2005 "Christoph Hermanns" <Christoph.Hermanns at web.de> wrote:

> How can i speed up the starting of the dvb driver and vdr ?

If you're using a FF dvb card, loading the firmware takes some

You can speed up this (or actually hide some time) if you don't
let runvdr load the driver but rather create an own startup
script to load the driver and run this one very first after boot
i.e. S01. You have to background (&) the make insmod call.

You can further speed up things, if you don't use seperate
startup scripts but rather one single boot script.

Scanning IDE bus e.g. for DVD-ROM blocks my machine for several
seconds. So I compiled IDE driver as a module (doing network
boot, so no boot drive). I call modprobe ide-detect very late in
the boot process.


Stefan Huelswitt
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