[mythtv-users] Dual HDPVR and Motorola STB question.
mythtv at blandford.net
Thu Feb 16 13:31:31 UTC 2012
On 02/16/2012 06:26 AM, Gerald Brandt wrote:
>>> On 02/15/2012 09:23 PM, Michael wrote:
>>> The comments in my previous response made it hard to read the
>>> #HDPVR - hdpvr1
>>> #HDPVR - hdpvr3
>>> Then point to /dev/v4l/hdpvr1 or /dev/v4l/hdpvr3 for example
>>> And as George noted, you can find the serial numbers using:
>>> udevadm info --name=/dev/path/to/hdpvr --attribute-walk
>>> Now you can plug them in and the order doesn't matter. The hdpvr
>>> stay associated to the right cable box and will stay in order so
>>> doesn't get confused.
>> Is there a reason you don't set them to /dev/video0 or /dev/video1?
>> Is it personal preference, or is there another reason?
> Never mind,, this creates symlinks to the /dev/video devices. It works for me.
It was personal preference.
I have dish network receivers behind the hdpvrs. They are set to
different lirc codes for 1 and 3 so as not to clash with each other.
Having the hdpvr names match the lirc codes made the channel change
script easier to write and keep clear.
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