[linux-dvb] bug in locking patch for dvb ca en50221 driver
Mauro Carvalho Chehab
mchehab at infradead.org
Fri Jan 9 03:29:37 CET 2009
On Tue, 6 Jan 2009 19:40:45 +0100
Matthias Dahl <mldvb at mortal-soul.de> wrote:
> Hi Mauro.
> I am absolutely sorry that it's been ages since my last mail regarding this
> patch but life intervened in every way possible actually... and still does.
> To make matters worse, we (luckily) switched to dvb-s, so I am unfortunately
> no longer able make further tests if time would permit. :-(
> I have used this patch on my machine for weeks after my last post and haven't
> had any trouble with it. Still there seems to be a hard to hit race condition
> now which would need further testing. Nevertheless IMHO the patch is a real
> improvement to the situation because before one could frequently run into
> issues... and now things work just fine most of the time.
Ok. I've added the patch on my queue for 2.6.29.
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