[linux-dvb] [PATCH] implement proper locking in the dvb ca en50221 driver

Mauro Carvalho Chehab mchehab at infradead.org
Sun Sep 28 06:45:48 CEST 2008


On Fri, 26 Sep 2008 16:04:01 +0200
Andreas Oberritter <obi at linuxtv.org> wrote:

> Hello Matthias,
> 
> Matthias Dahl wrote:
> > Since Oliver regrettably resigned from maintaining the dvb-ttpci subtree, I am 
> > resending this patch which hopefully gets applied to the main tree. It fixes 
> > a long standing issue with the ci device getting in an semi-undefined state 
> > where the application needs to be restarted for the ci device to work again. 
> > 
> > Attached you'll find the patch for the dvb ca en50221 driver which fixes all 
> > reported problems without introducing new ones. The patched driver has been 
> > working for a few weeks now without any sign of trouble. I also got one user 
> > reporting that at least nothing broke and that he hopes this fixes his issues 
> > as well. (so far it looks good for him) 
> 
> you should CC Mauro for all patches which are not going to be applied
> through another person.
> 
> Mauro, please pick up the patch from Matthias' email. This patch
> probably needs a wider audience for testing. So I think it's best to
> apply it on v4l-dvb now and send it to Linus once the next merge window
> opens.

OK, I'll apply it right now.

Cheers,
Mauro



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