[mythtv-users] UDEV rules for tuner numbering consistency
mythtv at rodsbooks.com
Thu Jan 17 20:10:19 UTC 2008
On Thursday 17 January 2008 09:18:52 Brian Jameson wrote:
> My Fedora 8, kernel 184.108.40.206-85.fc8 running version 0.20.2-171 of MythTV
> has a Nova T 500 twin tuner and a Nova S tuner card in it. So all DVB
> based. Like other users on this list I have suffered from the tuner cards
> changing their numbering/identification depending on cold starts/re-boots
> and now software updates. After much googling, reading and trying my hand
> at creating some UDEV rules I have totally failed to make any progress in
> creating a rule that does anything, let alone making symlinks of a
> consistent nature to remove/bypass the start up naming/numbering issue,
> which seems to be the way around the problem.
> Can someone point me to some simple clear documentation on how to do this,
> or better still examples I can plug into my 95-local.rules. Also some
> guidance on testing these rules would be a real help.
Have you read the MythTV wiki entry on udev?
It doesn't explicitly cover DVB cards, so they may be a bit different in some
respects, but with any luck that page should get you started. If not, perhaps
you could elaborate about what's giving you problems.
More information about the mythtv-users