[ivtv-users] Simultaneous recordings fail spectacularly---why? [part 1]

ivtv at merkx.demon.nl ivtv at merkx.demon.nl
Fri Nov 4 16:07:37 CET 2005


Hi,

I thought that this is only needed to trigger the O/S to load the
appropriate module whenever the corresponding devicefile is accessed for
the first time. You should not need this if the module is already loaded
at boot time.

(Please correct me if I'm wrong)

Stanley.


> f-myth-users at media.mit.edu wrote:
>
>>[/etc/mythtv/modules/ivtv:]
>>
>>alias char-major-81 videodev
>>alias char-major-61 lirc_i2c
>>#options ivtv debug=1
>>#options tuner type=2
>>options msp3400 once=1 simple=1
>>install ivtv /sbin/modprobe tuner; /sbin/modprobe msp3400; /sbin/modprobe
>> saa7115;  /sbin/modprobe --ignore-install  ivtv
>>remove ivtv /sbin/modprobe -r --ignore-remove ivtv && /sbin/modprobe -r
>> saa7115 && /sbin/modprobe -r msp3400 && /sbin/modprobe -r tuner
>>
>>
>>
>
> Hi!
>
> Just a guess... Don't know if it is important:
>
> Shouldn't there be lines like:
>
> alias char-major-81 videodev
> alias char-major-81-0 ivtv
> alias char-major-81-1 ivtv
> alias char-major-81-2 ivtv
> alias char-major-81-3 ivtv
>
> in your .../modules/ivtv file?
>
> I always thougt this was the way to tell
> Linux/Kernel/Whateverisapproperiate that there are multiple cards present.
>
>
> Jan
>
>
>
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