[mythtv-users] Re-arranging video devices on every boot?
gravityhammer at gmail.com
Thu Jan 24 15:29:26 UTC 2008
On Jan 24, 2008 10:21 AM, Kevin Kuphal <kkuphal at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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
Here's how I set my udev rules up for my two IVTV cards - a 250 and a M179:
localhost rules.d # cat 11-video.rules
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