[linux-dvb] [PATCH] add device node locking possibility to dvbcore

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Sun Aug 19 07:49:11 CEST 2007

Oliver Endriss wrote:

> Does anyone know, why dvb_shutdown_timeout was introduced initially?

It was originally introduced looong time back by Obi. Some operations
still incomplete on close() was the reason stated, IIRC. It had
something to do with the FF cards ?, dunno.

> I don't have a problem if it will be removed, but I suspect there was a
> reason for it. Anyway, we should set the default to 0.

I think a lot of people have been using it as set to 0. Ah, well that
includes myself.

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