[linux-dvb] cx88 and many readers

Roland Stoll dvb.rs at xindex.de
Sat Jan 20 08:16:33 CET 2007

Am Freitag, den 19.01.2007, 11:03 -0500 schrieb Michael Krufky:
> Roland Stoll wrote:
> > Hello,
> > 
> > with the latest snapshots it isn't possible to open the frontend device
> > of cx88-dvb multiple times. I used this to monitor signal quality with
> > an external tool (femon).
> > With the attached patch it's working again. Is it ok if the same
> > hardware on the transport bus is used more than once?
> > 
> > regards, Roland
> Steve,
> Roland's patch looks sane to me...  Can you check this as well, to make sure
> this wont break the control of cx88-mpeg between cx88-dvb and cx88-blackbird for
> dual-functionality devices such as the hvr1300 ?
> It's been a few weeks since Roland sent this in, so I've attached the original
> patch from Roland just in case you dont have it.
> Roland, just a few things...
> First off, we will need you to provide a sign-off, in the form:
> Signed-off-by: Your Name <email at addre.ss>
> ...in order for us to be able to apply this changeset to the kernel.
> Also, you have broken some whitespace codingstyle.  This is a minor issue, but
> we shouldn't insert any extra spaces inside the (parenthesis) like ( this ).
> I'd just like to hear confirmation that this doesnt break the cx88-mpeg
> switching on the hvr1300 before we apply this.
> Cheers,
> Michael Krufky

Here is a new version with fixed whitespaces and the reference count is
now incremented correctly.

regards, Roland

Signed-off-by: Roland Stoll <roland at xindex.de>

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