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SubjectRe: 2.6.15-rc6: known regressions in the kernel Bugzilla
P. Christeas wrote:

>On Friday 23 December 2005 12:55 am, you wrote:
>
>
>>>Christeas,
>>>
>>> Between 2,6,13 and 2.6.14-rc1 we had about 220 v4l patches. It would
>>>help more if you get v4l CVS tree and try to identify the broken patch.
>>>there weren't so many patches for cx2388x. I suspect it might be some
>>>changes at tda9887, cx88-cards or cx88-tvaudio (the latest is the more
>>>likely).
>>>
>>>
>>Actually, a -git bisection test is even easier, less work involved, and
>>will point you to the exact patch that caused the regression.
>>
>>http://www.kernel.org/pub/software/scm/git/docs/howto/isolate-bugs-with-bis
>>ect.txt
>>
>>Cheers,
>>Michael Krufky
>>
>>
>>
>I just discovered 'bisect', too, and are using it.
>
>Andrew, it would be nice to have a 'limited' bisect when whe know which
>subsystem we are narrowing to:
>git bisect start drivers/media/video/cx88/
>Theoretically speaking, I shouldn't even rebuild but the module alone..
>
>
No, you're incorrect. In many cases, modules from a given subsystem can
break due to a change elsewhere in the kernel.

Did you drop the list cc's on purpose? (re-added)

Regards,

Mike Krufky
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