on patch "DVB: add firesat driver" in staging.git

Henrik Kurelid henke at kurelid.se
Tue Aug 19 14:46:18 UTC 2008


Back from a week of vacation, I have tried the patch with a vanilla 2.6.26 and it seems to work just fine.


> Henrik Kurelid wrote on 2008-08-01:
>> There was one major problem with the patch mentioned earlier. The
>> isochronous setup code is commented out (I guess since it uses the
>> deprecated interface.)
> This interface was removed in the mainline in 2.6.23(-rc1).
>> I have been doing some additional work on the driver the last weeks.
>> Apart from the writing new iso setup code I have added CI descrambling
>> support and some CI MMI support. I have created a patch at
>> http://firesat.kurelid.se/firesat-ci- with my additions.
>> (It is to be applied after the patch at
>> http://www.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/gregkh/gregkh-2.6/patches/bad/ldp/dvb-add-firesat-driver.patch).
> I now took the "current" version of dvb-add-firesat-driver.patch from
> http://git.kernel.org/?p=linux/kernel/git/gregkh/staging.git;a=blob;f=dvb-add-firesat-driver.patch
> (this is the version you used plus device-recognition.patch from
> http://firedtv.bbackx.com/index.php?q=node/5 ), also applied Ben's other
> patch for DVB-S on DVB-S2 devices, and then applied your patch.  I got
> two rejects which looked trivial.  I also removed all trailing
> whitespace from your patch.  The result is temporarily available here:
> http://user.in-berlin.de/~s5r6/linux1394/firedtv/
> Henrik, could you please test if this version still works?
> Also, please look at the changelog of
> 04-firesat-update-isochronous-interface-add-ci-support.patch and send me
> a Signed-off-by line for it if everything is OK.  Also remember to add a
> good changelog and your Signed-off-by (with the implications as stated
> in linux/Documentation/SubmittingPatches) when you send additional patches.
> Thanks,
> --
> Stefan Richter
> -=====-==--- =--- -==--
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