[linux-dvb] [Patch] saa7146: 'wait_for_debi_done' fixes

Stone syphyr at gmail.com
Wed Oct 10 09:37:25 CEST 2007


On 10/9/07, Oliver Endriss <o.endriss at gmx.de> wrote:
>
> @all users of saa7146-based cards
>
> (drivers: dvb-ttpci, budget, budget-ci, budget-av)
>
> Please test whether the attached patch has any negative effects.
>
> Two fixes for the 'saa7146_wait_for_debi_done' code:
> (a) Timeout did not work when the routine was called with interrupts
>     disabled.
> (b) Reduce PCI I/O load caused by saa7146_wait_for_debi_done.
>     Seems to be very important on fast machines!
>
> Based on a patch posted by e9hack at vdr-portal.
>
> If nobody complains I will commit this patch next week.



I was not having problems before, but, for testing purposes I went and
applied it.  It seems fine to me.  I am using 2.6.23 with current HG.

Best Regards.
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