[linux-dvb] random memory corruptions with asus p7131 ( Re: asus p7131 vs ZDF?)

Oliver Endriss o.endriss at gmx.de
Thu Oct 18 02:47:20 CEST 2007


Soeren Sonnenburg wrote:
> 
> On Wed, 2007-10-17 at 02:34 +0200, Oliver Endriss wrote:
> > Soeren Sonnenburg wrote:
> > > On Sun, 2007-10-14 at 19:47 +0200, Oliver Endriss wrote:
> > > > Soeren Sonnenburg wrote:
> > > > > On Fri, 2007-10-12 at 02:24 +0200, Oliver Endriss wrote:
> > > > > > Soeren Sonnenburg wrote:
> > > > > > [...]
> > > Well :-) If the tt-1500 turns out to work OK I can just once give
> > the
> > > asus + your isolated patch a last chance before trashing it...
> > 
> > Wait! Please clarify whether you think that your problem is caused by
> > the _saa7134_ driver or the _saa7146_ driver.
> > 
> > You wrote 'that <memory corruption> is caused by the saa7146 driver,'
> > Is this a typo? Did you mean saa7134?
> 
> You are right my statement is wrong. To get it right, my asus has the
> • tda10046a
> • saa7131e
> and not the saa7146 (which my brain generated using the numbers 7131 /
> 10046).

Thanks for the clarification.

> > (My patch is pointless if you do not run a saa7146-based card.)
> 
> Well but I don't have problems with the saa7146 except for the random
> saa7146_i2c_writeout: timed out waiting for end of xfer which however do
> not seem to cause any harm...

Hm - could you please test whether the patch decreases the number of
saa7146_i2c_writeout messages?

CU
Oliver

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