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

Michael Krufky mkrufky at linuxtv.org
Fri Apr 4 15:23:33 CEST 2008


On Fri, Apr 4, 2008 at 8:56 AM, Michael Krufky <mkrufky at linuxtv.org> wrote:
>
> Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
>  >>> Imho 7186 _must_ be applied to 2.6.24, no matter how large the patch is.
>  >>>
>  >> Are you saying that THIS is the patch that needs to be applied to 2.6.24.y ?
>  >>
>  >> http://linuxtv.org/hg/v4l-dvb/rev/eb6bc7f18024
>  >>
>  >> If so, this patch seems fine for -stable.  We just have to make sure it
>  >> applies correctly, etc.
>  >
>  > Agreed.
>  >
>  > I don't see why the patch would be rejected for -stable. It is a fix,
>  > proofed to work, and simple enough for everybody to understand what it is
>  > doing.
>  >
>  > The kernel documents are guidances, not absolute rules. In the end, good
>  > sense is the main rule for a patch to be applied or not.
>  >
>  > ---
>  >
>  > Next time, please ask first for us to submit a patch to mainstream or
>  > -stable before complaining why it weren't submitted.
>  >
>  > Side note: after reviewing the entire thread, and finally understanding
>  > the hole picture, it seems that you've implicitly asked. The better is to
>  > send an objective email. Something like:
>  >       Subject: [PATCH -stable] Please send patch xxxx to -stable
>  >
>  > Requesting to add a patch in the middle of a thread generally means that
>  > the patch won't be handled as so. The better is to send a separate e-mail,
>  > with the word [PATCH] at the subject, copying the one who will be
>  > responsible for applying it at the tree (the driver maintainer or me), for
>  > this to be handled. In the case of patches for -stable, please c/c
>  > mkrufky.
>
>
>
>  Guys,
>
>  Please test this patch against 2.6.24.4 -stable.
>
>  I don't have this hardware, or any way to test this myself, so I will wait on your feedback before sending this to the -stable team.  (Please try to test it and get back to me quickly -- I'd like to send this over before the 2.6.24.5 review cycle begins)


I also uploaded the patch to linuxtv.org, in case of mailer whitespace-mangling:

http://linuxtv.org/~mkrufky/stable/2.6.24.y/0002-DVB-tda10086-make-the-22kHz-tone-for-DISEQC-a-conf.patch

Please test.

-Mike



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