[mythtv-users] Max number of recording cards in one backend?
Michael T. Dean
mtdean at thirdcontact.com
Tue Aug 16 01:19:33 UTC 2005
>On 8/16/05, Robert Kulagowski <bob at smalltime.com> wrote:
>>Using a D865G (6 PCI slots) and PVR-500's you could do 12 on the PCI
>>bus. Since I already have the D865G, if anyone wants to send me 6
>>PVR-500's I'll let you know how it works in MythTV / ivtv.
>Unless the ivtv driver has changed, I'm sure there is a limit of 8 or
>9 devices imposed on the system, to stop it imploding under the weight
>to DMA transfers (that may now not be a factor, but I recalled reading
>something last year about it and thinking SWEET)
#define IVTV_MAX_CARDS 8
Used to be 9 (there was at least one person who was at least semi-active
in development and needed support for 9 for a special-purpose system),
but was recently (within the last year or 18 months) reduced to 8 to
make coding easier.
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