On 08/20/2013 10:12 AM, Klaus Schmidinger wrote:
So my question to Klaus: Is there something like this planned or would
a patch be accepted which adds a feature like this? As far as I know a
new dependency (libudev) would be needed.
I wouldn't like to add a dependency to libudev.
So how could an alternative approach look like? Maybe it could work with
"inotify" to see when new devices are added below /dev, but I think this
will also require new dependencies.
The easiest way may be: Call the existing code for finding the tuners
not only once but every X seconds.
while [[ `find /dev/dvb -name 'adapter*' | wc -l` -lt $NUMADAPTERS
]]; do sleep 1; done
could be used to count the number of adapters, and check that number in
against the expected number of adapters.
This works for *one* system and only if the user manually sets the
number of adapters. How could this be done in a "automagic" way to allow
users to just plug the tuner and reboot?
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