Re: Linux 2.6.15-rc2
From: Kasper Sandberg
Date: Wed Nov 23 2005 - 04:03:59 EST
On Mon, 2005-11-21 at 18:52 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> On Monday 21 November 2005 16:17, Kasper Sandberg wrote:
> >On Sun, 2005-11-20 at 18:58 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> >> On Sunday 20 November 2005 17:36, Kasper Sandberg wrote:
> >> >On Sun, 2005-11-20 at 00:18 -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
> >> >> On Saturday 19 November 2005 22:40, Linus Torvalds wrote:
> >> >> >There it is (or will soon be - the tar-ball and patches are still
> >> >> >uploading, and mirroring can obviously take some time after
> >> >> > that).
> >> >>
> >> >> First breakage report, tvtime, blue screen no audio. Trying
> >> >> slightly different .config for next build. My tuner (OR51132)
> >> >> seems to be permanently selected in an xconfig screen. Dunno if
> >> >> thats good or bad ATM.
> >> >
> >> >if it needs to be loaded with a parameter you will need to build it
> >> > as a module.. my saa7134 chip needs card=9.
> >> Its never needed an argument before.
i do not know, but it was the only changeset in that file from a kernel
where it worked, and to 2.6.15-rc1 where it did not work (video, i just
got no images.)
the v4l developers are working on it, i just thought this might help.
> >then you have a good card, mine is a cheap cheap cheap one which
> >apparently doesent have the nessecary embedded info to do proper
> >autodetection, so i gotta manually specify which card i have.
> Its a pcHDTV-3000
> >> >i am experiencing same problems with saa7134, no video, however i do
> >> > get audio.
> >> I wasn't, total digital gibberish on screen.
> >> A full powerdown reboot to 188.8.131.52 fixed it.
> >> >this is a way to (incorrectly according to v4l devs) "fix" it:
> >> >drivers/media/video/video-buf.c
> >> >change line 1233 to this:
> >> > vma->vm_flags |= VM_DONTEXPAND;
> And this will actually do what? Elaborate please.
> I think my problem is that somehow, the dvb stuff now has a dependency
> on the nxt200x thing, whatever it is, as if I force a kernel build
> without it, then I get depmod problems at the end of the build telling
> .ko needs unknown symbol nxt200x_attach.
> This was never a requirement up thru 184.108.40.206, and I didn't try 15-rc1
> as the -rc1's are usually a disaster of some kind, and this is also my
> main box. I don't need a filesystem muckup again.
> So whatever did that seems in error to me, and should be backed out in
> favor of some other method to bring in the nxt200x bearing cards.
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