[linux-dvb] I2C Bus probing was Re: (temp. solution) modprobe mantis stalls/hangs/freezes (Twinhan VP-1034 and ivtv)

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Sun Aug 26 18:11:46 CEST 2007

Michael Krufky wrote:
>> Hans and Manu,
>> The mantis and ivtv module loaded ok with the following options for
>> saa7115 in /etc/modprobe.conf:
>> options saa7115 ignore=-1,0x25,-1,0x24,-1,0x21,-1,0x20
>                           ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> Just change the -1 to the i2c bus ID of the mantis device, to prevent saa7115 from probing on the mantis bus.  This way, it would not prevent successful attachment to the ivtv i2c bus, and you wouldn't have to do the hack described below.


the bug is *not* with the mantis and *no* need to fix the mantis. The
bug comes from the extremely wrong concept followed (ie probing) which i
have mentioned numerous times, many places.

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