[linux-dvb] Support of Nova S SE DVB card missing

Patrick Boettcher patrick.boettcher at desy.de
Sat Aug 23 17:53:05 CEST 2008


On Sat, 23 Aug 2008, Oliver Endriss wrote:
>> In addition (see my other mail in that thread), sending two independent
>> i2c_transfers which actually belong together is not really safe.
>
> The current code in the else path will *never* work, because the tuner
> does not support repeated start conditions. The problem is not the I2C
> master (saa7146/flexcop) but the I2C slave (s5h1420).

Wouldn't it be more correct to have a flag signaling to the 
i2c_tranfer-function that a repeated start is not wanted even though it is 
two i2c-messages glued (which are interpreted today as a read with
repeated start).

Patrick.

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