[linux-dvb] [PATCH] add device node locking possibility to dvbcore

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Sun Aug 19 23:18:42 CEST 2007


On Sun, Aug 19, 2007, Oliver Endriss wrote:
> 
> Questions:
> - Why should dvb_shutdown_timeout==0 disable sleep mode?

The use case was to watch video without any software running.
Just program the hardware once and let it do it's job. Some
people want that although I don't think it's really useful.
(Works for FF cards only, of course.)

> - Does it make any sense to have LNB power 'on' and the frontend in
>   sleep mode? 

No.

> Imho these should be controlled by dvb_powerdown_on_sleep alone,
> for example:

Sounds good to me.


Johannes



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