[linux-dvb] twinhan bttv hang bug in kernel 2.6.13

Manu Abraham manu at kromtek.com
Tue Jul 19 17:00:48 CEST 2005


Johannes Stezenbach wrote:
> Michael Krufky wrote:
> 
>>Graeme Christie wrote:
>>
>>
>>>It seems to me as if this bug has resurfaced again. I had no problems 
>>>loading bttv with my twinhan VP1030A with the 2.6.12 kernel (actually 
>>>patched for gentoo-sources, but I don't think there were any bttv 
>>>related patches). When trying to upgrade to either 2.6.13-rc3 or 
>>>2.6.13-rc3-mm1 I was getting a hang when loading bttv, both from the 
>>>kernel vedeo4linux tree and from the latest cvs (18/7/2005). I applied 
>>>the patch Manu posted months ago from 
>>>http://www.linuxtv.org/pipermail/linux-dvb/attachments/20050404/00967085/bttv-cards.c-0001.bin 
>>>to the video4linux cvs source compiled againt 2.6.13-rc3-mm1 and the 
>>>problem was fixed.
>>>
>>>Just thought that anyone else crawling this list for fixed might want 
>>>to know. Did the fix not make it into the video4linux cvs tree ? (the 
>>>patch applied cleanly) 
>>
>>I am one of the "cvs maintainers" of the video4linux tree... The 
>>official maintainer is on vacation right now.  Is this an analog board 
>>or a DVB board?  Can you send the link to the original email?  The file 
>>linked to above is showing up as a binary file and I don't know what to 
>>do with it.
>>
>>If the patch that you speak of is indeed a patch to the video4linux 
>>tree, and it prevents a hang in the bttv driver, then sure, it should be 
>>applied.  Please send that patch into the video4linux list 
>><video4linux-list at redhat.com> and then it can be applied to cvs, and if 
>>it actually fixes a bug and doesnt break anything else, then we can even 
>>apply it to 2.6.13 before it gets released.
> 
> 
> There is a better patch. It probably got lost because it was
> applied to the kernel which v4l was maintainer- and CVS-less.

Any idea whether the i2c timing patch also got lost ?

Manu






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