[linux-dvb] saa7146 changes required for 2.6.11-bk1

Lauri Tischler lwgt at iki.fi
Mon Mar 7 07:44:47 CET 2005


Klaus Schmidinger wrote:

> C.Y.M wrote:
> 
>> I noticed the kernel developers made some new changes to i2c which 
>> affects saa7146 (and some other drivers) in 2.6.11-bk1.  Included is a 
>> patch for current dvb-kernel if you want to build the latest 2.6 
>> kernel snapshot.
>>
>> Best Regards,
> 
> 
> Whoever checks this in to CVS should please make sure the latest
> CVS version of dvb-kernel still compiles with kernel 2.6.8 (which ist
> the version used in current Linux distributions such as SUSE 9.2).
> I'd hate to be forced to install a special kernel version in case
> I switch to dvb-kernel.

The unfortunate fact is that for new dvb-cards there is no support
with old kernels,  like cx88 based stuff, you need 2.6.11  :(






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