[linux-dvb] patch for twinhan-dst card

Manu Abraham manu at kromtek.com
Wed Apr 6 10:20:29 CEST 2005


Kenneth Aafløy wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> On Tuesday 05 April 2005 22:10, Dominique Dumont wrote:
> 
>>- The required delays for SCM CAM. It sure looks like this CAM is
>>  bugged as the delay are rather weird. You may get a different
>>  experience with other CAMs. Normally, non-bugged CAMs should work
>>  with the additional delays. I've commented the added delays as they
>>  may change in the future.
> 
> 
> The pcmcia spec allows for up to 5 seconds of initialization time,
> and the ready pin in the pcmcia port should tell when the cam is ready.
> 
> What if you do something like in the budget-av driver:
> 
> int timeout = x
> while (--timeout > 0 && !dst_wait_ready())
> 	msleep(y);
> 
> Does that work, or will it still barf?
> 


That wait ready has to be done module specific... Not all module owners
need to be taxed for that. But the question there would be the chicken
and egg question .. Just wondering a bit about that ...


Manu






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