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SubjectRe: [ivtv-devel] [PATCH AVAIL.]ivtv:Crash 2.6.26 with KUROTOSIKOU CX23416-STVLP
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Dear Hans,
Sorry for later picked up this article cause of my lazyness(^^;

Thanx for check I2C bus on card you have...I've no physical probes
(such as oscillo-scope or cheapi2c!!) now...thanx...

I'll test attached patch until after morning (in JAPAN) firstly,
and testing long-running if happend nothing above short test..
If problem will be occured,'ll report .

Best regards,
Ohta.

2008-08-03 (Sun) ,23:12 +0200 Hans Verkuil Wrote:
> Hi Ohta,
>
> Well, I picked up my card this weekend and tested it. It turns out to be
> an i2c-core.c bug: chips with i2c addresses in the 0x5x range are
> probed differently than other chips and the probe command contains an
> error. The upd64083 has an address in that range and so was hit by this
> bug. The attached patch for linux/drivers/i2c/i2c-core.c will fix it.
>
> As you can see, this mail also goes to Jean Delvare so that he can move
> this upstream (should also go to the 2.6.26-stable series, Jean!).
>
> For the ivtv driver this bug will only hit cards where ivtv has to probe
> for an upd64083.
>
> SoB for this patch:
>
> Signed-off-by: Hans Verkuil <hverkuil@xs4all.nl>
>
> I've verified that this is only an issue with kernels 2.6.26 and up.
> Older kernels are not affected unless the ivtv driver from the v4l-dvb
> repository is used. To be more precise: this bug has been in i2c-core.c
> since 2.6.22, but the ivtv driver in 2.6.26 was the first driver that
> used i2c_new_probed_device() with an i2c address in a range that caused
> the broken probe to be used.
>
> Thanks for the report Ohta!
>
> Regards,
>
> Hans
>
> On Friday 18 July 2008 01:13:45 Kyuma Ohta wrote:
> > Dear Hans,
> > Thanx for reply.
> >
> > Hans Verkuil wrote:
> > > On Thursday 17 July 2008 17:20:14 Kyuma Ohta wrote:
> > > > Hi,
> > > > I'm testing 2.6.26/amd64 with Athlon64 x2 Box with
> > > > KUROTOSIKOU CX23416-STVLP,always crash ivtv driver
> > > > when loading upd64083 driver.
> > > > I checked crash dump,this issue cause of loading
> > > > upd64083.ko with i2c_probed_new_device().
> > > > So,I fixed ivtv-i2c.c of 2.6.26 vanilla,and
> > > > fixed *pretty* differnce memory allocation,structure
> > > > of upd64083.c.
> > > > I'm running patched 2.6.26 vanilla with below attached
> > > > patches over 24hrs,and over 10hrs recording from ivtv,
> > > > not happend anything;-)
> > > > Please apply below to 2.6.26.x..
> > > >
> > > > Best regards,
> > > > Ohta.
> > >
> > > Hi Ohta,
> > >
> > > Thanks for the patches. If I'm not mistaken there are several
> > > variants of this card: without upd* devices, only with upd64083 and
> > > with both upd devices. Which one do you have?
> > >
> > > Can you also show the dmesg output when ivtv loads?
> > >
> > > Looking at the four patches, I would say that the only relevant
> > > patch is the fix-probing patch. If you try it with only that one
> > > applied, does it still work correct for you? Note that this patch
> > > will not work with a KUROTOSIKOU card that has no upd* devices at
> > > all.
> > >
> > > Can you also give me the kernel backtrace when you load ivtv with
> > > the vanilla 2.6.26? I do not quite understand why it should crash.
> > >
> > > Regards,
> > >
> > > Hans
> >
> > I have a ivtv card with *both* upd64083 and upd64031a.
> > I don't still try testing apply only one of patch,only
> > apply all of...
> >
> > I attach compressed logs when loading ivtv at boottime,
> > parallel probing saa7134 v4l2 device,
> > both applied (successed) ,not applied (failed).
> >
> > Best regards,
> > Ohta
> >
> >
> >
> > E-Mail: whatisthis.sowhat@gmail.com (Public)
> > Home Page: http://d.hatena.ne.jp/artane/
> > (Sorry,not maintaining,and written in Japanese only...)
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>
>
E-Mail: whatisthis.sowhat@gmail.com (Public)
Home Page: http://d.hatena.ne.jp/artane/
(Sorry,not maintaining,and written in Japanese only...)
Twitter: Artanejp (Mainly Japanese)
ICQ: 366538955
KEYID: 6B79F95F
FINGERPRINT:
9AB3 8569 6033 FDBE 352B CB6D DBFA B9E2 6B79 F95F





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