[linux-dvb] TT S-1401 problem with kernel 2.6.24 ???

Michael Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Fri Apr 4 06:14:34 CEST 2008


Oliver Endriss wrote:
> Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
>   
>>>>> If we should go back to 2.6.23 level, so far nobody seems to have
>>>>> realized a improvement for the LifeView Trio stuff, I'm not against it.
>>>>>
>>>>> The changeset in question to revert is mercurial 6579.
>>>>>
>>>>> If nobody else is interested and no comments, I also don't care anymore.
>>>>>           
>>>> (Basically I don't care because I am tired of discussing kernel
>>>> politics.)
>>>>
>>>> Imho a fix should be applied, no matter how many lines it has.
>>>> If that is not possible the offending patch should be reverted in
>>>> 2.6.24.x.
>>>>         
>> ...
>>
>> Let me try to reset to a sane state.
>>
>> With the current tree (changesets 6579 and 7186), is there any broken board? If
>> so, what board(s)?
>>
>> Both patches are already applied at mainstream and should be available on
>> 2.6.25. Are those OK for 2.6.25?
>>
>> Is there any missing patch that should be sent to -stable (2.6.24)? If so, what
>> patch?
>>     
>
> The point is that 6579 was applied to 2.6.24.x, but 7186 wasn't.
> So TTS_1401 support is broken for the 2.6.24 series.
>
> Imho 7186 _must_ be applied to 2.6.24, no matter how large the patch is.
>   
Are you saying that THIS is the patch that needs to be applied to 2.6.24.y ?

http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb/rev/eb6bc7f18024

If so, this patch seems fine for -stable.  We just have to make sure it
applies correctly, etc.

-Mike



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