[mythtv-users] Ordering of DVB cards as on bootup
mikep at randomtraveller.org.uk
Mon Apr 28 14:33:14 UTC 2008
Janne Grunau wrote:
> On Sunday 27 April 2008 01:20:35 Stephen Hocking wrote:
>> I have 2 DVICO Dual Digital 4 cards and a Winfast DTV1000. The
>> DTV1000 is attached to one aerial and the DVICOs to another. I have a
>> problem where the device attached to the Winfast moves around on
>> bootup i.e. one time it's /dev/dvb/adapter1, the next
>> /dev/dvb/adapter4 and so forth. I'm running under Ubuntu 7.10 - what
>> sort of modprobe trickery in /etc/modeprobe.d should I use to fix the
>> Winfast card to a distinct device in /dev/dvb?
> One way to solve it would be blacklisting the driver module for the
> winfast to prevent autoloading and add modprobe $(winfast_driver) to a
> start script (for example /etc/init.d/local) which runs after the
> autoloading of the other drivers is completed.
> 2.6.26 will have a per module option to specify the the preferred
> adapter number ordering. The drivers from the v4l-dvb hg repository
> have this option too.
You have tried 'modinfo <modulename>' as root to find out what options you can
give to the module as it loads, haven't you?
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