[linux-dvb] Re: [PATCH] bttv freeze fix for kernels > 2.6.10-rc2

Manu Abraham manu at kromtek.com
Sun Apr 3 23:57:54 CEST 2005


Gerd Knorr wrote:
>>If people can test this patch out, and let know whether it works for 
>>them as well without hitches, Then the patch could go in, such that the 
>>2.6.12 has a bttv module that does not freeze the entire system.
> 
> 
> The patch seems to simply bypass the bttv_init_card2() call for the
> twinhan.  Any chance to figure where exactly it dies?  Maybe the
> bttv_audio_reset() call?

I don't have much of an insight into the bttv module, but anyway i am 
digging into it to find the exact cause..

> 
> In any way a much simplier approach would be to just add
> 
> 	if (bttv_tvcards[btv->c.type].no_video)
> 		return;
> 
> to a sensible place in bttv_init_card2(), just before the pll config
> should work ok.
> 

I will check it up again and if it does not go any further, i will try 
that too..

Will let know the results soon ..


Manu




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