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

Oliver Endriss o.endriss at gmx.de
Fri Apr 4 14:02:12 CEST 2008


Michael Krufky wrote:
> 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.

Correct, this is the patch.
I did a quick check: It applies to 2.6.24.2 with some hunks.

CU
Oliver

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