[linux-dvb] bug in locking patch for dvb ca en50221 driver

Mauro Carvalho Chehab mchehab at infradead.org
Mon Dec 1 21:57:13 CET 2008


Hi Matthias,

On Tue, 7 Oct 2008 16:36:30 +0200
Matthias Dahl <mldvb at mortal-soul.de> wrote:

> Hello Mauro/Andreas.
> 
> Unfortunately the patch I sent a few weeks ago introduces a _very_ infrequent 
> timeout in dvb_ca_en50221_io_write which I have to investigate. I don't like 
> the idea of just increasing the timeout. But I am currently quite busy 
> because I have a deadline for a university project to meet. So please don't 
> sent the patch upstream until I have had a chance to look things over and 
> correct the situation. Thanks and sorry for the inconvenience but I haven't 
> run into this bug before and it's (at least on my machine) not so easy to 
> trigger.

I still have this patch on my blacklist... It is applied just at the
development repository. Any news?

Author: Matthias Dahl <mldvb at mortal-soul.de>
Date:   Fri Sep 26 06:29:03 2008 -0300

    V4L/DVB (9054): implement proper locking in the dvb ca en50221 driver

Cheers,
Mauro



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