[linux-dvb] SAA7146 DMA buffer overflow

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Wed Feb 15 13:00:04 CET 2006


On Wed, Feb 15, 2006, Sigmund Augdal Helberg wrote:
> On Tue, 2006-02-14 at 21:55 +0100, Ingo Schneider wrote:
> > Also, there is a special handling for BUDGET_FS_ACTIVY which has a 
> > different buffer "layout" - why is this ?
> ACTIVY is a fujitsu siemens set top box. I guess it has one of these
> devices embedded. Being a small device running embedded linux this could
> need special buffer handling.

Siemens also sold PCI cards named ACTIVY. IIRC the hardware
is slightly different and the buffer layout is required
to avoid certain saa7146 hw bugs.

Johannes



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