[linux-dvb] bt8xx docu fixes and other docu fixes; pci subsystem id flakyness

Edgar Toernig froese at gmx.de
Sat Mar 25 02:07:20 CET 2006


Manu Abraham wrote:
>
> Gunther Mayer wrote:.
> > The lock up is a fatal bug and must be fixed in the driver.
> 
> The lockup is due to the fact that it tries to use bitbanging, where the 
> card actually uses HW I2C

How can this lock up the complete system?  And why should SW I2C fail when
HW I2C works?

Ciao, ET.

PS: bttv-i2c.c:
static struct i2c_algo_bit_data bttv_i2c_algo_bit_template = {
        ...
-        .timeout = 200,
+        .timeout = HZ/5,   // or HZ*2? but that sounds too long...



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