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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.15-rc5: off-line for a week
On Sunday 04 December 2005 13:50, Michael Krufky wrote:
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>>On Sunday 04 December 2005 01:03, Linus Torvalds wrote:
>>>There's a rc5 out there now, largely because I'm going to be out of
>>>email contact for the next week, and while I wish people were
>>>religiously testing all the nightly snapshots, the fact is, you guys
>>>don't.
>>
>>Ahh Linus, but sometimes we do! In any case, rc5 is missing this
>> patch, the "v4l_ena_tda9887.patch" reproduced below:
>>
>>Index: linux/drivers/media/video/cx88/cx88-cards.c
>>===================================================================
>>RCS file:
>>/cvs/video4linux/v4l-dvb/linux/drivers/media/video/cx88/cx88-cards.c,v
>>retrieving revision 1.108
>>diff -u -p -r1.108 cx88-cards.c
>>--- linux/drivers/media/video/cx88/cx88-cards.c 25 Nov 2005 10:24:13
>>-0000 1.108
>>+++ linux/drivers/media/video/cx88/cx88-cards.c 1 Dec 2005 20:56:43
>>-0000
>>@@ -569,6 +569,7 @@ struct cx88_board cx88_boards[] = {
>> .radio_type = UNSET,
>> .tuner_addr = ADDR_UNSET,
>> .radio_addr = ADDR_UNSET,
>>+ .tda9887_conf = TDA9887_PRESENT,
>> .input = {{
>> .type = CX88_VMUX_TELEVISION,
>> .vmux = 0,
>>----------
>>So my pcHDTV-3000 card is once again disabled.
>
>NACK.
>
>Linus, Please DO NOT apply this as it is here... This same change above
>had to also be applied to the FusionHDTV3 Gold-T ...

And several others if I read the threads here correctly.

> I've already
>applied the appropriate changes to cvs, and Mauro told me that he has
>mailed the patches to Andrew, although I do not see them here yet on
>LKML ....
>
>I get the feeling you're not even close to releasing 2.6.15, so I'm
> sure the bugfix that Gene is waiting for will make it over to your
> tree soon, along with some other small v4l fixes that we had to make
> in order to account for changes in -rc4.
>
>Gene, in the meantime, you can fix your situation without changing any
>code by simply issuing the following command:
>
>modprobe tda9887
>
>Ta - da! Magic!

Before, or after, the "modprobe cx88-dvb" in my rc.local that loads it
all, ask somewhat tongue in cheek, because I already rebuilt
and rebooted to the fixed version. It Just Works(TM) :-) But I'll try
that for rc6 if it doesn't work.

>Cheers,
>
>Michael Krufky

--
Cheers, Gene
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