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dvbsnoop - no /dev/dvb ?

Discussion in 'HD/HDR-FOX T2 Customised Firmware' started by Andrew Benham, Nov 10, 2012.

  1. Andrew Benham

    Andrew Benham Member

    I'm used to using dvbsnoop on my Linux PCs. Just installed the opkg on my HDR-FOX T2, and noticed that there's no /dev/dvb on the Humax.

    Anyone know what the device files are called on the Humax ? I'm guessing that there should be adaptor0 and adaptor1 (for the two tuners), but 'find' under /dev doesn't locate them.
  2. Ezra Pound

    Ezra Pound Well-Known Member

    I haven't loaded this package but I'm guessing it will reside here :- /mod/bin/dvbsnoop
  3. Black Hole

    Black Hole Theloniuos Abbot

    I'm no expert, but such things could have been hard-coded into the humaxtv process.
  4. Andrew Benham

    Andrew Benham Member

    If that were the case, so there's no way that dvbsnoop can read live streams, then (IMHO) there would be little point in having a dvbsnoop package for the Humax.
  5. af123

    af123 Administrator Staff Member

    The utility is packaged because it's useful for analysing recordings on disk. You can't capture the live stream on the Humax.
  6. Andrew Benham

    Andrew Benham Member

    Thanks. I've updated the Wiki to make that clear.