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

Mauro Carvalho Chehab mchehab at infradead.org
Fri Jan 9 03:29:37 CET 2009


On Tue, 6 Jan 2009 19:40:45 +0100
Matthias Dahl <mldvb at mortal-soul.de> wrote:

> Hi Mauro.
> 
> I am absolutely sorry that it's been ages since my last mail regarding this 
> patch but life intervened in every way possible actually... and still does. 
> To make matters worse, we (luckily) switched to dvb-s, so I am unfortunately 
> no longer able make further tests if time would permit. :-(
> 
> I have used this patch on my machine for weeks after my last post and haven't 
> had any trouble with it. Still there seems to be a hard to hit race condition 
> now which would need further testing. Nevertheless IMHO the patch is a real 
> improvement to the situation because before one could frequently run into 
> issues... and now things work just fine most of the time.

Ok. I've added the patch on my queue for 2.6.29.

Cheers,
Mauro



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