[linux-dvb] DiB0700 device support

Nicolas Will nico at youplala.net
Mon Aug 13 12:48:38 CEST 2007


On Sun, 2007-08-12 at 23:34 +0200, Jonas Anden wrote:
> > > I'll try to test it also. Is there any possibility that this patch
> > > gets included into main HG repository? 
> > 
> > I guess we will have to wait until Patrick comes back from his vacation.
> 
> I would *not* recommend committing the patch to the HG repo.
> 
> I consider it an ugly fix that doesn't take care of the root of the
> problem. The patch simply avoids sending kernel printk()s for repeated
> unknown key codes. The actual root of the problem is that these unknown
> key codes *are* repeated. I suspect a bug in the firmware is causing all
> these repeated key codes, but that's just a wild guess.
> 
> Bottom line: The patch doesn't do any harm, but it does nothing to solve
> the actual problem. Apply it to avoid "high" load on syslog and ugly log
> messages until the actual problem is fixed, but don't commit it to the
> HG repo.

Understood, and note added into the wiki.

http://linuxtv.org/wiki/index.php/Hauppauge_WinTV-NOVA-T-500

Nico




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