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

Nico Sabbi nicola.sabbi at poste.it
Tue Nov 22 23:02:05 CET 2011

Dominique Michel ha scritto:
> Yes, and all that my udev rules are doing is to create a new card with
> symlinks to the real card. Only one frontend is created (with its
> associated devices), adapter1/fronted0. It is a symlink to
> adapter0/frontend1. That way, mplayer is able to find and use the 2
> frontends of the real card.
> Of course, if you have 2 or more cards, you don't need to do this
> because udev will create adapter0, adapter1 and so on.
> If someone else is interested by that, the command to run in order to
> find the parameters for the udev rules is:
> udevadm info -a -p $(udevadm info -q path -n /dev/dvb/adapter0/demux1)
> You can repeat it for all the devices in /dev/dvb/adapter0/*1
> After writing the udev rules in some udev config file (distro specific
> I think, /etc/udev/rules.d/10-local.rules on gentoo), you must tell udev
> to create the symlinks (or reboot) with
> udevadm trigger

rather than messing with udev rules adding a :frontend parameter to 
-dvbin (stream_dvb.c)
would be trivial.

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