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SubjectRe: Linux 2.6.15-rc5: off-line for a week
Gene Heskett wrote:

>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
>>
>>
>
>
>
AFTER.

...but it's moot. Linus has already applied the correct fix from Mauro
and I, 1st patch after -rc5:

http://www.kernel.org/git/?p=linux/kernel/git/torvalds/linux-2.6.git;a=commit;h=e4f5c82a92c2a546a16af1614114eec19120e40a

:-)

Cheers,

-Mike
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