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

Manu Abraham abraham.manu at gmail.com
Sun Aug 19 22:18:32 CEST 2007

Andreas Oberritter wrote:
> Manu Abraham wrote:
>> Oliver Endriss wrote:
>>> Does anyone know, why dvb_shutdown_timeout was introduced initially?
>> It was originally introduced looong time back by Obi.
> Really? It's been five years since then, so I don't remember exactly
> where it came from. CVS indicates that it's Holger's code:
> http://www.linuxtv.org/cgi-bin/viewcvs.cgi/DVB/driver/dvb_frontend.c?r1=
> But the changelog lacks a reason for introducing it.


What i meant to write got a bit inverted, i meant to write
dvb_shutdown_timeout=0 as in

Sorry for the confusion. (shouldn't probably write emails after looking
at code for long hours :-( )


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