[mythtv-users] Great experience with MythTV

Paul Gardiner lists at glidos.net
Sun Apr 3 22:07:27 UTC 2011

On 03/04/2011 22:29, Nick Rout wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 4, 2011 at 1:51 AM, Another Sillyname
> <anothersname at googlemail.com>  wrote:
>> Just to add an information footnote to this thread.
>> If you have different tuner card types in your backend you can find
>> that sometimes they will load in the Kernel in a different order, this
>> is down to how fast a card starts up and signals it's availability in
>> either a warm or cold reboot.
>> Therefore if you have a mix of physical card types it's wise to
>> blacklist them all loading on boot and write a script that loads them
>> in a specific order with sleep commands between each card load
>> command, this will avoid you for example trying to record DVB-T
>> recordings in your DVB-S card that loaded quicker this boot.
> Or do what the system is designed to do and make udev rules so that
> the dvbs card is always /dev/dvb/sat-card and the dvbt card is always
> /dev/dvb/terrestial-card (or whatever naming system works for you).

Or - what seemed simpler to set up when I ran into this problem - add
options to modprobe.conf.

I have

   options dvb_usb_dib0700 adapter_nr=0,1 force_lna_activation=1
   options cx88-dvb adapter_nr=4,5

You need only to know which drivers are used by your cards.


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