Zoneminder and multichannel cards

Mark Tinguely tinguely at
Fri Oct 5 07:43:12 PDT 2007

>  Just an additional silly question:
>  Wouldn't allowing more than 1 processes to access readonly /dev/bktr0,
>  effefctively solve the problem?
>  Is that hard to accomplish?
>  Does it make sense?

The BT878 can only capture from one input at a time. Allowing multiple
accesses to the driver to allow multiplexing of the inputs could be
done; it just moves the complexity from the application to the kernel.

--Mark Tinguely.

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