[linux-dvb] [PATCH] implement proper locking in the dvb ca en50221 driver

Andreas Oberritter obi at linuxtv.org
Fri Sep 26 16:04:01 CEST 2008

Hello Matthias,

Matthias Dahl wrote:
> Since Oliver regrettably resigned from maintaining the dvb-ttpci subtree, I am 
> resending this patch which hopefully gets applied to the main tree. It fixes 
> a long standing issue with the ci device getting in an semi-undefined state 
> where the application needs to be restarted for the ci device to work again. 
> Attached you'll find the patch for the dvb ca en50221 driver which fixes all 
> reported problems without introducing new ones. The patched driver has been 
> working for a few weeks now without any sign of trouble. I also got one user 
> reporting that at least nothing broke and that he hopes this fixes his issues 
> as well. (so far it looks good for him) 

you should CC Mauro for all patches which are not going to be applied
through another person.

Mauro, please pick up the patch from Matthias' email. This patch
probably needs a wider audience for testing. So I think it's best to
apply it on v4l-dvb now and send it to Linus once the next merge window


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