[vdr] Key-repeat or release magic in RCU drivers

Marko Mäkelä marko.makela at hut.fi
Fri Feb 10 23:37:38 CET 2006


On Thu, Feb 09, 2006 at 09:30:50AM +0200, Marko Mäkelä wrote:
> > All that I can say is that budget-ci is fine...
> 
> cx88 sure isn't.  The tuner module could not be loaded, and vdr drops frames
> when playing recordings via softdevice.  I'll try fixing the cx88-input.c
> auto-repeat later based on hg/v4l-dvb and your patches.

Done; see the video4linux list for details.

I also improved my patch to the Hauppauge Nova-T PCI 90002 driver
in Linux 2.6.15.2.  Now it will discard the first repeated RC5 frame,
effectively doubling the repeat delay from 113.8 milliseconds to
227.6 milliseconds.  The 113.8-millisecond repeat delay of the previous
patch was too short for my wife, and occasionally also too short for me.
The repeat rate remains at 113.8 milliseconds, that is, the built-in
repeat rate (64*T, T=16/9 ms) of the remote control unit.

You can get the updated 2.6.15.2 patch at the following location:
http://www.iki.fi/~msmakela/software/vdr/linux-2.6.15.2-cx88_input2.patch

	Marko



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