[linux-dvb] PATCH: 2 patches against current Mercurial tree

Uwe Bugla uwe.bugla at gmx.de
Mon Nov 27 16:53:30 CET 2006

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Datum: Fri, 24 Nov 2006 21:08:49 +0400
Von: Manu Abraham <abraham.manu at gmail.com>
An: Uwe Bugla <uwe.bugla at gmx.de>
Betreff: Re: [linux-dvb] PATCH: 2 patches against current Mercurial tree

> Hello Uwe,
> Uwe Bugla wrote:
> > Hi everybody,
> > Thanks for the excellent work done by Michael Krufky and Mauro Chehab in
> the last few days! Well Done, guys!
> > I tested yesterday's mercurial tree against 2.6.19-rc6.
> > As I stated already, the only card in my machine is a Pinnacle PCTV Sat.
> > And I consequently want to save RAM, i. e. avoid modules that are not
> necessary for this card to function well.
> Have you ever taken a look at how much RAM is wasted by the modules in
> (media/video) media/video/bt8xx ?
Should I have done so? Fact is I waste 38 kB of Ram with two completely senseless DST modules being compiled and loaded into RAM although I do not need them at all!
> What you loose here is nothing in comparison to that. Most of the
> hopelessness in DVB stuff comes because of hopeless dependencies in V4L.
> (just count how many hopeless V4L modules are loaded)
> If you keep quiet
Will you please leave it up to me personally when I need to keep quiet or not?
 and try to help, you will see better drivers, to have
> a sneak preview you can look here which will avoid using the
> media/video/foobar and all nonsense.
> http://thadathil.net:8000/cgi-bin/hgwebdir.cgi/cx878_3
> So try to cooperate, by testing that tree, eventhough work is going on.
> Might be incomplete for the time being.
How do I have to imply that tree? Just copy the modules in the kernel tree?
Or how?
> Manu


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