[linux-dvb] DiB0700 device support

Eduard Huguet eduardhc at gmail.com
Fri Aug 10 12:24:52 CEST 2007


>
> ---------- Missatge reenviat ----------
> From: Nicolas Will <nico at youplala.net>
> To: linux-dvb at linuxtv.org
> Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2007 08:42:07 +0100
> Subject: Re: [linux-dvb] DiB0700 device support
> On Thu, 2007-08-02 at 00:28 +0200, Jonas Anden wrote:
> > If the sample below is what your "remote control errors" in syslog is,
> > the attached patch gets rid of it.
> >
> > ---
> > Aug  1 13:44:26 ragnyr kernel: dib0700: Unknown remote controller
> > key : 1E 2A
> > Aug  1 13:44:57 ragnyr last message repeated 206 times
> > Aug  1 13:45:58 ragnyr last message repeated 406 times
> > Aug  1 13:46:59 ragnyr last message repeated 407 times
> > Aug  1 13:48:00 ragnyr last message repeated 406 times
> > Aug  1 13:49:01 ragnyr last message repeated 406 times
> > Aug  1 13:50:02 ragnyr last message repeated 407 times
> > ---
> >
> > When an unknown key code is received, it is not eaten and the module
> > keeps yelling about it using printk()s. A bunch of times per second.
> > Until the next valid key code is received. And this happens as soon as
> > I
> > use any unsupported device (like power on/off my surround system). The
> > Nova-T IR receiver gets the IR code by accident and as a result the
> > module starts screaming.
> >
> > I'm not sure but this screaming possibly killed (rebooted) my box as
> > well. I applied the new code, tested it for a few hours, and then went
> > to bed last night. When I woke up the box had rebooted (no mentions of
> > why in syslog, though). After applying the attached patch, my system
> > has
> > been stable (about a 10 hours by now).
>
> I've tried this patch. Thanks Jonas.
>
> It didn't apply (Hunk failed) on a current tree, but it is simple enough
> to do by hand.
>
> It seems to calm down the messages, indeed.
>
> Is it good in the grand scheme? I am not able to judge.
>
> Is it good in the long term? Let's see.
>
> At least, it didn't break anything basic and obvious right away.
>
> Nico
>


I'll try to test it also. Is there any possibility that this patch gets
included into main HG repository?
Cheers
  Eduard
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