[linux-dvb] cx18 or tveeprom - Missing dependency? [PATCH]
bcjenkins at tvwhere.com
Tue Jun 17 18:06:53 CEST 2008
On Jun 17, 2008, at 11:24 AM, mkrufky at linuxtv.org wrote:
> Brandon Jenkins wrote:
>> On Jun 17, 2008, at 10:52 AM, mkrufky at linuxtv.org wrote:
>>> Brandon Jenkins wrote:
>>> VIDEO_CX18 selects VIDEO_TUNER , but you chose the option,
>>> "MEDIA_TUNER_CUSTOMIZE" , which turns off the automatic tuner
>>> selections. Please note the description of this option:
>>> menuconfig MEDIA_TUNER_CUSTOMIZE
>>> bool "Customize analog and hybrid tuner modules to build"
>>> depends on MEDIA_TUNER
>>> This allows the user to deselect tuner drivers unnecessary
>>> for their hardware from the build. Use this option with care
>>> as deselecting tuner drivers which are in fact necessary
>>> result in V4L/DVB devices which cannot be tuned due to
>>> lack of
>>> driver support
>>> If unsure say N.
>>> We allow users to disable certain modules if they think they know
>>> better, and choose to compile out drivers that they don't need. You
>>> should not have disabled tuner-simple -- to play it safe, don't
>> Thank you. I understand the impact my choice makes in that matter.
>> However, all of the other modules required for cx18 to function are
>> marked in the lists as -M- indicating it is a required module/module
>> dependency. I apologize for my ignorance of terminology, etc., but it
>> would seem to me that "Simple tuner support" should automatically
>> the -M- as a required resource for the tuner to function correctly.
>> Thank you for your time in responding.
> No -- You are misunderstanding -- The selection of the tuner.ko i2c
> client module is forced as -M- , since it is selected as a dependency.
> You then proceeded into a deeper layer of customization, and enabled
> "MEDIA_TUNER_CUSTOMIZE" -- this option allows you to disable tuner
> modules that should have otherwise been autoselected for your
> I repeat -- this is an advanced customization option, and you have
> so warned by its Kconfig description.
> I am pushing up a patch now that disables MEDIA_TUNER_CUSTOMIZE by
That doesn't solve the problem. I believe the patch below, will.
diff -r 50be11af3fdb linux/drivers/media/video/cx18/Kconfig
--- a/linux/drivers/media/video/cx18/Kconfig Mon Jun 16 18:04:06 2008
+++ b/linux/drivers/media/video/cx18/Kconfig Tue Jun 17 12:02:03 2008
@@ -12,6 +12,7 @@ config VIDEO_CX18
+ select MEDIA_TUNER_SIMPLE
This is a video4linux driver for Conexant cx23418 based
PCI combo video recorder devices.
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