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

Mauro Carvalho Chehab mchehab at infradead.org
Tue Jan 6 20:09:26 CET 2009


On Tue, 6 Jan 2009 18:00:02 +0100
Gregoire Favre <gregoire.favre at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Tue, Jan 06, 2009 at 02:49:17PM -0200, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> 
> Hello,
> 
> > Could you please provide you your SOB?
> 
> I know that's not a question for me, but what stand SOB for ?
> http://www.acronymfinder.com/SOB.html I guess it should be Signed-Off-By
> right ?
> 
> > 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.
> 
> Oh, and is there a way to fix those ?
> 
> > What kernel version are you using?
> 
> As seen in my headers : 2.6.28-gentoo, but I also tested S2API with
> 2.6.27 (different revision).
> 
> > Better to add here:
> > 	core->dvbdev = NULL;
> 

Gregoire and others,
I've just commit a patch that should fix this and another reported issue when selecting parts of cx88 code as module and other parts as monolithic. 

Could you please test if the patch also fixed the OOPS and doesn't generate any regression?

Cheers,
Mauro



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