[linux-dvb] TT S-1401 problem with kernel 2.6.24 ???

Oliver Endriss o.endriss at gmx.de
Fri Apr 4 02:32:32 CEST 2008


hermann pitton wrote:
> Am Donnerstag, den 03.04.2008, 01:38 +0200 schrieb hermann pitton:
> > Hi again,
> > 
> > Am Mittwoch, den 02.04.2008, 22:47 +0400 schrieb Andrew Junev:
> > > Hello Hermann,
> > > 
> > > Thanks a lot for this detailed explanation!
> > > I really appreciate your help!
> > > 
> > > One small question: does it mean that kernels 2.6.24.5 or 2.6.24.6
> > > _should_ have this patch already included?
> > > 
> > 
> > seems we hang in current stable kernel rules.
> > 
> > http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=blob_plain;f=Documentation/stable_kernel_rules.txt;hb=HEAD
> > 
> > If we go back to 2.6.23 level, that patch might have less than 100 lines
> > with context, but we break the
> > 
> >  - It must fix only one thing
> > 
> > rule, since we break the 2.6.24 LifeView Trio DVB-S support too then.
> > 
> > Seems sombody with such a device should reopen the bug on Bugzilla ...
> > 
> 
> Hi Guys,
> 
> should we really let hang it like this on 2.6.24?
> 
> I'm not that happy with a recommendation for the distributions to pick
> something out of it.
> 
> If we should go back to 2.6.23 level, so far nobody seems to have
> realized a improvement for the LifeView Trio stuff, I'm not against it.
> 
> The changeset in question to revert is mercurial 6579.
> 
> If nobody else is interested and no comments, I also don't care anymore.

(Basically I don't care because I am tired of discussing kernel
politics.)

Imho a fix should be applied, no matter how many lines it has.
If that is not possible the offending patch should be reverted in
2.6.24.x.

CU
Oliver

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