[MPlayer-users] Playing trouble with multi-tuner dvb card

Reimar Döffinger Reimar.Doeffinger at gmx.de
Tue Nov 22 00:36:31 CET 2011

On 21 Nov 2011, at 23:23, Nico Sabbi <nicola.sabbi at poste.it> wrote:
> Reimar Döffinger ha scritto:
>> On Mon, Nov 21, 2011 at 01:25:13AM +0100, Dominique Michel wrote:
>>> I think that writing udev rules is behind the capabilities of many
>>> users. So, are you aware of this issue? and do you have any plan in
>>> order to solve this into mplayer?
>> The short and honest answer: The DVB maintainer has no time for
>> MPlayer development, I have only little time and my only DVB device
>> (DVB-T stick) seems is broken.
>> So the honest truth unfortunately is that it is unlikely someone will fix it I am afraid.
>> While the basic idea of fixing it by changing the syntax to
>> use e.g.
>> dvb://2:3@
>> to mean adapter2/frontend3 is simple enough, making sure everything
>> still works seems quite tricky and few people have a crazy enough
>> setup to actually be able to test it...
>> If you or someone else feel up to do a bit of "simple" C programming I'd
>> be willing to help you getting it implemented.
>> Reimar
> why, what crazy names does udev assign? Yet, in my suse 11.3 (quite recent after all)
> dvb names are the same as before even though udevs is running.

Nothing to do with udev (as far as I can tell), it's just a single device with multiple receivers etc., thus there are multiple frontend0 and frontend1 but only adapter0.

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