[linux-dvb] [PATCH] add device node locking possibility to dvbcore

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Sun Aug 19 07:49:11 CEST 2007


Oliver Endriss wrote:

> Does anyone know, why dvb_shutdown_timeout was introduced initially?
>


It was originally introduced looong time back by Obi. Some operations
still incomplete on close() was the reason stated, IIRC. It had
something to do with the FF cards ?, dunno.

> I don't have a problem if it will be removed, but I suspect there was a
> reason for it. Anyway, we should set the default to 0.
> 

I think a lot of people have been using it as set to 0. Ah, well that
includes myself.





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