[mythtv-users] Re-arranging video devices on every boot?

Kevin Kuphal kkuphal at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 15:21:54 UTC 2008

On Jan 24, 2008 3:40 AM, Bruce Richardson <itsbruce at workshy.org> wrote:

> On Wed, Jan 23, 2008 at 10:48:13PM -0600, Ty Unes wrote:
> > Very frustrating!
> >
> > After (almost) every reboot (not that I have to reboot much) my video
> > devices are re-arranged so that the listings don't work anymore and
> > mythtv is screwed up. I have to go and delete all my video devices,
> > reconfigure them, and re-work the channel listings by hand again. What a
> > pain! Could someone advise me as to why this is happening and/or how I
> > can stop it from happening?
> Make some udev rules that uniquely each card and create consistent names
> for them.  Then make mythtv use your device names rather than the
> defaults.

That all sounds fine and good but I have yet to see a concrete example of
this here or in the Wiki that shows how to do this with repeatable success.
Until then, I continue to use the ivtv option as it works.  If you have one,
*please* put it in the Wiki as this question comes up many times

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