[linux-dvb] [PATCH] Fix support for Pinnacle PCTV Sat (take 2)

Uwe Bugla uwe.bugla at gmx.de
Mon Feb 13 15:24:10 CET 2006


Holger Schurig wrote:

"Somewhere around 2.6.13-rc2 the support for the Pinnacle PCTV Sat card
stopped from working,......

Sorry Holger: It was not 2.6.13-rc2, but it was kernel 2.6.15-rc1
when support for PCTVSAT broke down. Just to clear that.
2.6.14.5 runs and, with Edgar´s patch set, 2.6.16 release candidates run
too.
"It's a shame that the driver for this card has been broken for such a long
time."

It´s furthermore a pity that the original authors (Peter Hettkamp and
Florian Schirmer) don´t seem to be part of this forum anymore.
It is also a big shame that the effort of capable people like Edgar Toernig
is being ignored by people who obviously need to play gatekeeper in here not
willing to admit that they have no practicable alternative solution, but
continuing the breakdown.
Where will things lead to if mediocres smash down capables?
Neither users nor developers won´t take advantage from that!

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