[vdr] How to speed up vdr start ?

Christoph Hermanns Christoph.Hermanns at web.de
Tue Aug 9 19:00:27 CEST 2005

Am Sun, 7 Aug 2005 20:08:17 +0000 (UTC) schrieb Stefan Huelswitt  
<s.huelswitt at gmx.de>:

> 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
> time.
> 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.

Is this correct:

1. Comment out the start of dvb driver in runvdr:

# Load driver if it hasn't been loaded already:
#if [ $LSMOD -eq 0 ] ; then
#   (cd $DVBDIR; make insmod)
#   fi

2. Create new dvb-start.sh script (is the & at the right place ?):
# Load driver if it hasn't been loaded already:
if [ $LSMOD -eq 0 ] ; then
    (cd $DVBDIR; &make insmod)

Question: If the dvb-driver hangs, will the restart be unaffected from  
this change ?
(I think so, but i'll ask to be sure ;-)


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