[mythtv-users] Best tuner? - now driver question

Ian Cameron mkbloke at gmail.com
Tue Jan 12 18:37:43 UTC 2021

On Tue, 12 Jan 2021 at 16:54, DaveD <mythtv at guiplot.com> wrote:

> After a couple of days, I stopped checking the data and let it run for a
> week before looking again.  Unfortunately, after about 3 days the logged
> card started to always be "unknown".  That's the default.  When the
> program starts, it checks for adapters by listing /dev/dvb.  It then
> finds the chip for each adapter using "dmesg | grep 'DVB: registering
> adapter '" which lets me build a unique name for each card.  The problem
> occurred when dmesg got overloaded with messages and the old ones were
> dropped.  No more output from the dmesg | grep command.

On most systems there's a post-boot copy of dmesg in /var/log, so I think:

grep 'DVB: registering adapter ' /var/log/dmesg

could be a solution?

Cheers, Ian
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