[mythtv-users] Wrong dvb devices?

Nick knowledgejunkie at gmail.com
Fri Mar 24 20:53:08 UTC 2006

On 24/03/06, Warren <warren-lists at icruise.com> wrote:
> This might be a little off topic, but I think someone here should know this.
> I am using Centos 4 x86_64 with kernel  My capture cards are a
> hauppauge (ivtv) and a pcHDTV 3000.  The devices for the cx88-dvb module
> show up as /dev/dvb0.frontend0, /dev/dev0.demux0, etc.  I create
> softlinks from /dev/dev0/adapter0/frontend0 and the like and it works
> fine so it's not actually a problem and I am able to captur and watch
> live tv, but I am curious as to why I am getting the alternate device
> names.  Any ideas?

Most likely it is the udev rules creating the devices - you can edit
these to create the symlinks automatically or to create the devices
with the names/paths you want when the modules are loaded.


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