[linux-dvb] [PATCH] Fix the unc for the frontends tda10021 and stv0297

P. van Gaans w3ird_n3rd at gmx.net
Mon May 12 19:03:52 CEST 2008

On 05/12/2008 06:02 PM, Oliver Endriss wrote:
> P. van Gaans wrote:
>> On 05/12/2008 03:16 PM, Oliver Endriss wrote:
>>> @all:
>>> 1. If nobody objects I will commit the patches.
>>> 2. Please check and fix the other frontend drivers to follow the spec.
>> Will the behaviour of femon change, and if so, in what way?
> For a correct driver unc would not return to 0 (unless the counter
> wrapped).
>> I use it now  
>> to see at what points in time I've had hickups by writing femon's output 
>> to a file and grep -nv "unc 0". This way I can see for example I've had 
>> errors at 16:35 and 17:48. If this will still work after the patch, I'm 
>> fine with it. If it won't work, will there be an alternative?
> - Monitor the log for changes of the unc value.
> - femon could be modified to display the delta value, or we might add an
>   option (-U) to choose between absolute and delta unc display.
> I am open to suggestions.
> CU
> Oliver

I don't know much about programming but I guess femon could be changed. 
I doubt I'll be able to do it but otherwise maybe someone else will. 
Looking for changes in the unc value will be more work when 
investigating a 12-hour femon log, so adding an option sounds like a 
good idea.


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