[linux-dvb] Re: Patch collection for bt8xx cards for Kernel 2.6.16-rc4

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Wed Feb 22 17:07:08 CET 2006

On Wed, Feb 22, 2006, Andrew Morton wrote:
> Johannes Stezenbach <js at linuxtv.org> wrote:
> > 
> > - Edgar Toernig refuses to give his Signed-off-by: for his patches:
> >   http://linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2006-February/008441.html etc.
> >   Maybe you can comment how we deal with this, and especially with
> >   Uwe now signing off on Edgar's patches.
> Edgar, can you please supply the signoffs for these patches?
> > - the dvb_bt8xx maintainer sees problems with the DMA error handling patch;
> >   there seems to be no interest from the side of the patch author to
> >   resolve these (just calling him "gatekeeper" for not taking the
> >   patch is the wrong way to deal with it)
> >   http://linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/2006-January/thread.html#7415
> Can you not accept the patches as-is, then the bt8xx maintainer
> fixes the DMA issue?

Without Signed-off-by there's no way to go forward, is there?

Anyway, Manu already provided an alternative patch for
the DMA error handling issue and was just flamed for it:


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