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

Andrew Junev a-j at a-j.ru
Tue May 13 17:55:59 CEST 2008


Thursday, April 10, 2008, 3:03:10 AM, you wrote:

> Am Mittwoch, den 09.04.2008, 10:17 +0400 schrieb Andrew Junev:
>> > Hi Andrew,
>> 
>> > Am Dienstag, den 08.04.2008, 19:34 +0400 schrieb Andrew Junev:
>> >> Hello Hermann,
>> >> 
>> >> Monday, April 7, 2008, 2:58:05 AM, you wrote:
>> >> 
>> >> > you always drop the lists.
>> >> 
>> >> Not always. :) I do it just sometimes, when I feel my message doesn't
>> >> contain useful information for everybody on the list.
>> >> But we can move back to the lists, if you think it's more appropriate.
>> >> 
>> >> > I come back to you, if nobody else who is more fluently in just add a
>> >> > patch and compile a vanilla kernel does not move in. 
>> >> 
>> >> Well, I believe I can do it, if noone else does. It shouldn't be that
>> >> hard.
>> >> 
>> >> > I of course know for sure the fix is correct, but the stable team wants
>> >> > a report from a user on 2.6.24 and support for my stuff is new and it is
>> >> > nonsense to bring it down to 2.6.24 to demonstrate it working for
>> >> > someone on 2.6.24 ...
>> >> 
>> >> I wonder how the unpatched driver made its way to 2.6.24 stable...
>> >> Or maybe it's just me who gets affected by this problem that much.
>> >> 
>> >> > B.T.W, why you don't use at least the v4l-dvb master stuff to come over
>> >> > it. Needs no patching :)
>> >> 
>> >> If I ever need to move to 2.6.24 and it gets no patch included by
>> >> then, I'll surely do so! :)
>> >> At the moment I'm perfectly fine with 2.6.23...
>> >> 
>> 
>> > however it will go out for now, seems in the end you will have something
>> > to test ;)
>> 
>> 
>> I have no problems with that! :)
>> 
>> Ok, can you point me to a guide on how to do this? Otherwise I'm
>> affraid I'll waste lots of time just by trying something that I should
>> not...
>> 
>> I'm ready to test it sometime this week.
>> 

> Hi Andrew,

> Mike has forwarded the patch to the stable kernel team. (Thanks!)

> Likely it will be fixed in 2.6.24.5 then.

> To build a vanilla kernel is still a very easy task, but there are
> distribution specific helper scripts and customs.

> The real problem, that could appear, is that dependencies on other
> utilities are not resolved on your current distribution version anymore
> and you run into some circular dependencies, not easy to resolve and
> then you must know what you are doing exactly or upgrade.

> If a 2.6.24 is available for your current stuff, just install it and see
> the missing. If you then install the kernel source for it, we can apply
> the patch also there and build a new kernel.

> Cheers,
> Hermann


Sorry for my slow response...
I just installed kernel 2.6.24.5 and my S-1401 works good now!

Thanks a million to everyone who was involved!

And once again sorry for not providing my feedback fast enough.


-- 
Best regards,
 Andrew




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