[linux-dvb] s2-lipliandvb oops (cx88) -> cx88 maintainer ?

Mauro Carvalho Chehab mchehab at infradead.org
Tue Jan 6 17:49:17 CET 2009


On Mon, 05 Jan 2009 19:46:40 -0500
Andy Walls <awalls at radix.net> wrote:

> I you run across the oops often, then the suspected race condition in
> the function I mentioned needs to be fixed.  That may be as simple as
> this lame patch:

Could you please provide you your SOB?

IMO, the proper fix would be to add some locking at cx88 init. I suspect that
this breakage (and other similar ones) are tue to the absense of KBL on newer kernels.

Gregoire,

What kernel version are you using?

>  
>   fail_free:
> +       /* FIXME - shouldn't we pull dev off the cx8802_devlist - oops */

Better to add here:
	core->dvbdev = NULL;




Cheers,
Mauro



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