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SubjectRe: [GIT PULL for 2.6.37-rc1] V4L/DVB updates
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On Wed, Oct 27, 2010 at 12:46 PM, Mauro Carvalho Chehab
<mchehab@redhat.com> wrote:
> The original code is broken, as it doesn't properly honour a max size of 8.
> Even if we do some optimization at cx231xx, we still need to fix the tda18271
> code, as it is trying to use more than 8 bytes on some writes.
>
> Also, as you noticed, the way cx231xx sends large firmwares to xc5000 is a hack:
> it requires to identify that the I2C device is a xc5000 and do an special
> treatment for it.

Yes, it does currently only get run if it's an xc5000, but I believe
that code path could be used for *all* devices. There is no reason
that it needs to be a hack as that behavior should be the default case
(presumably Conexant just didn't want to retest against other
devices).

Devin

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Devin J. Heitmueller - Kernel Labs
http://www.kernellabs.com


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