[linux-dvb] applying freeze patch
freegazer at gmail.com
Wed Jun 15 11:35:40 CEST 2005
many thanks for the info and the timely response
On 6/15/05, Manu Abraham <manu at kromtek.com> wrote:
> freegazer wrote:
> > while I am not a complete n00b to linux I am having some issues
> > attempting to apply the Twinhan dvb-freeze patch from a couple of
> > months ago.
> > has the DVB module cvs-head already incorporated these changes or does
> > it still need to be applied manually.
> The freeze-patch was against bttv in v4l, not in DVB. So it depends
> which version of v4l/kernel you are using..
> if you are using a kernel >= 188.8.131.52 or kernel >= 2.6.12-rc3, the
> freeze fix is in there..
> The freeze fix went in to 184.108.40.206 and 2.6.12-rc3.
> If you happen to be using a kernel < 2.6.12-rc4, you would be needing
> the timing fix too..
> The timing fix went in to 2.6.12-rc4, i think (or was it rc5 ?)
> If you happen to be on 2.6.12-rc6, you would not require mostly anything
> at all as most of the changes are in there..
> The latest changes in CVS went in to rc6.
> > also i know this is a basic question but, will I need to re-compile
> > the patched kernel or should it just go on next boot into the patched
> > kernel?
> You will need to recompile the kernel, since the kernel is patched.
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