[linux-dvb] Kernel module crash (divide error)

Oliver Endriss o.endriss at gmx.de
Thu Nov 22 00:04:03 CET 2007


Rutger ter Borg wrote:
> 
> Dear Linux DVB developers,
> 
> I've been trying to get DVB-C working on my system, meanwhile with multiple 
> DVB-C cards (KNC1 and Technotrend budget cards), with their CI counterparts, 
> and Alphacrypt CAM, so far unfortunately without success. In my 
> trial-and-error path I've encountered a possible bug in the linuxtv 
> dvb-drivers. Apparently, it's possible to get accepted by the kernel a symbol 
> rate of zero, causing a divide by zero error. 
> 
> This is valid for (Debian) kernels 2.6.18-4, 2.6.22-3, and 2.6.23-1. 
> 
> $ dvbstream -f 388000000 -s 0 -o > test.mpg

This bug has already been fixed in the HG repository some time ago.
The fix will be included in 2.6.24.

CU
Oliver

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