Bug#680762: [stable 2.6.36+] lirc_sir: make device registration work
ben at decadent.org.uk
Sun Aug 5 23:41:09 UTC 2012
On Sun, 2012-08-05 at 19:28 -0400, Jarod Wilson wrote:
> On Aug 5, 2012, at 3:52 PM, Ben Hutchings <ben at decadent.org.uk> wrote:
> > On Wed, 2012-08-01 at 15:51 +0200, Stefan Lippers-Hollmann wrote:
> >> Hi
> >> Please consider adding "[media] lirc_sir: make device registration
> >> work" to stable:
> >> <formletter>
> >> This probably needs to get acked by the subsystem maintainer.
> >> </formletter>
> > Mauro, Jarod?
> Yup, should be good to go, sorry.
> Acked-by: Jarod Wilson <jarod at redhat.com>
Added to the queue for 3.2; thanks all.
> >> commit 4b71ca6bce8fab3d08c61bf330e781f957934ae1
> >> Author: Jarod Wilson <jarod at redhat.com>
> >> Date: Mon Jun 4 13:05:24 2012 -0300
> >> [media] lirc_sir: make device registration work
> > [...]
> >> This commit fixes loading the lirc_sir module, which previously
> >> wouldn't load/ be usable at all (since its introduction in v2.6.36).
> >> serial8250: ttyS1 at I/O 0x2f8 (irq = 3) is a 16550A
> >> smsc_superio_flat(): fir: 0x230, sir: 0x2f8, dma: 03, irq: 3, mode: 0x0e
> >> smsc_ircc_present: can't get sir_base of 0x2f8
> >> […]
> >> lirc_dev: IR Remote Control driver registered, major 251
> >> lirc_sir: module is from the staging directory, the quality is unknown, you have been warned.
> >> lirc_register_driver: dev pointer not filled in!
> >> lirc_sir: init_chrdev() failed.
> > [...]
> > It looks like lirc_register_driver() really ought to be renamed...
> > Ben.
> > --
> > Ben Hutchings
> > Computers are not intelligent. They only think they are.
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