[linux-dvb] Kworld XPert DVB-T and 2.6.18

Michael Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Fri Nov 3 17:43:46 CET 2006


Michael Krufky wrote:
> Duncan Brown wrote:
>> Michael Krufky wrote:
>>> I do not know the answer to this question, but I have looked into it a
>>> bit -- I figure it would be a good idea to share the info that I have,
>>> in case it may help somebody else to solve the issue:
>>>
>>> When I saw this email, immediately I thought of the i2c indirect pll
>>> access regression in 2.6.18  ...  see here for the fix:
>>>
>>> http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/mkrufky/v4l-dvb-2.6.18.y.git;a=commit;h=219c30149f8145122ecfb1c6d4ee59945d3362ec
>>>
>>>
>>> Unfortunately, this issue does not apply to the KWorld Xpert DVB-T card,
>>> which is more or less based on the Conexant DVB-T reference design,
>>> using a cx22702 DVB-T demod and a Thomson dtt7579 pll -- I do not yet
>>> know of any particular regressions involving the drivers for those
>>> components.

OK, I just realized that I was in error, here... This card does in fact
use the MT352 frontend, and the problem is completely due to the i2c
indirect pll access regression in 2.6.18

Problem solved!  The fix will hit the distros in a few days, after
2.6.18.2 gets released tonight.

Cheers,

Michael Krufky




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