[vdr] dvb devices on demand patch

Tony Houghton h at realh.co.uk
Sat Dec 4 19:34:56 CET 2010

On 04/12/10 18:09, VDR User wrote:
> On Sat, Dec 4, 2010 at 4:24 AM, Steffen Barszus
> <steffenbpunkt at googlemail.com>  wrote:
>> b) have a beginning of dvb device hotplug - if dvb devices are
>> discovered on demand, its a good chance at a later stage to also add
>> and remove cards on the fly. There is sure some notification required
>> from udev to vdr so it can keep internal reference of the how many
>> devices are there.
> I wonder if this is actually useful.  Is there anyone that would
> need/want this in the real world?

I can imagine a situation where you're already recording one or more
programmes with your internal card, then realise you want to
watch/record something else on a different channel and you forgot to
plug your USB receiver back in after you took it away to use with your

TH * http://www.realh.co.uk

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