[linux-dvb] Why do we need Kernel 2.6.13 ?

Johannes Stezenbach js at linuxtv.org
Sun Jul 10 15:16:18 CEST 2005


Helmut Auer wrote:
> I have a distri with vdr and so this distri needs dvb drivers. There 
> were some kernel versions even with broken dvb drivers, so I always took 
> the latest cvs drivers when building a new distri. This workes fine for 
> a long time but in the last two weeks I was twice forced to update the 
> kernel. I understand that these changes may lead to break backward 
> compatibilty, but I was very astonished that this happened twice in such 
> a short time after I had no problem for about 4 months.
> So would you `really recommend to use always the drivers coming with the 
> kernel ?

Use this for the while being:
http://linuxtv.org/downloads/patches/

I'll add a link to it to the cvs page on http://linuxtv.org/.

Johannes




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