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SubjectRe: 2.6.18-rc1-mm1
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On Monday, 10. July 2006 09:11, Mauro Carvalho Chehab wrote:
> Em Dom, 2006-07-09 às 13:24 -0700, Andrew Morton escreveu:
> > On Sun, 9 Jul 2006 19:28:07 +0200
> >
> > Dominik Karall <dominik.karall@gmx.net> wrote:
> > > On Sunday, 9. July 2006 11:11, Andrew Morton wrote:
> > > > ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/akpm/patches/2.6
> > > >/2.6.1 8-rc1/2.6.18-rc1-mm1/
> > >
> > > There are stil problems with initializing the bt878 chip. I'm
> > > not sure if it is the same bug, but I had problems with all -mm
> > > versions since 2.6.17-mm1
> > > Screenshot:
> > > http://stud4.tuwien.ac.at/~e0227135/kernel/060709_190546.jpg
> >
> > Right - this is one of those mysterious crashes deep in sysfs
> > from calling code which basically hasn't changed. Mauro and Greg
> > are vacationing or otherwise offline so not much is likely to
> > happen short-term.
>
> I should be returning back from vacations by the end of this week.
>
> About the errors you are suffering, image is not clean enough to
> allow reading the log. There were some changes on -mm that may
> affect people with third-party drivers (like, for example, some
> webcam drivers). This is due to a change at video_device structure,
> used to register video devices. Several third-party drivers just
> have a copy of videodev.h. So, those drivers compile using the old
> struct definition, but tries to register the device by calling a
> function that is expecting the newer struct. Maybe this is your
> case.
>
> > Is 2.6.18-rc1 OK?

It's the same bug with 2.6.18-rc1.

cheers,
dominik
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