[mythtv-users] Assigning /dev/video device nodes

Philip Shead drinnen at optusnet.com.au
Sat Jan 29 23:57:35 UTC 2011

Christopher Meredith wrote:
> I have a DVB card and an HD-PVR. Both of them create a /dev/video#
> device when initialized. But which device gets 0 and which gets 1 is
> inconsistent from boot to boot. How can I specify which device should
> take which node number?

Having finally got around to fixing this for my wayward
DVB cards the wiki has what you need,


Now I just await a kernel version that returns my
MSI TVAnywhere A/D to sanity  (or at least where it
was in 2.6.28).

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