Re: Linux 2.6.15-rc2

From: Gene Heskett
Date: Wed Nov 23 2005 - 15:15:13 EST

On Wednesday 23 November 2005 14:54, Michael Krufky wrote:
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>>On Wednesday 23 November 2005 14:17, Michael Krufky wrote:
>>>f it fixes Gene's problem (a quick glance at his emails suggests that
>>>it does) then:
>>Read further Michael, it still takes a _cold_ reboot to to
>> fix it.
>I'm sorry -- I should have been clearer... It fixes the following error
>message, correct?
>Gene Heskett wrote:
>> WARNING:/lib/modules/2.6.15-rc2/kernel/drivers/media/video/cx88/cx88-
>>dvb .ko needs unknown symbol nxt200x_attach.
>About the cold reboot needed for, well, that is completely
>First, does the patch fix the unknown symbol error? If so, then the
>patch is correct.

Yes, it fixes that just fine.
>Moving on........
>Kirk Lapray wrote both OR51132 and NXT200X frontend modules (cc added)
> ...
>First off, Gene, I am still under the impression that both v4l and dvb
>subsystems are broken under 2.6.15 due to the memory bugs... I don't
>know if Hugh Dickins fixed those yet or not.

Neither do I. But as a tv engineer with 50+ years of experience, the
general appearance is if the antenna cable has been disconnected and
held about 2" away from the f-59 connector when a hot reboot is done.
The audio in both cases sounds like its a station 300 miles away when
the atmospherics are behaving themselves.
>Please try to build merged v4l+dvb cvs trees against your
>kernel, and tell me if you are having the same problems. If you are
>indeed having the same problem, then it confirms that something in the
>nxt200x module is causing problems in the OR51132 module.

And how & where do I obtain that?

>Kirk, are you able to use both modules together using both pcHDTV and
>ATI HDTV Wonder PCI cx88 boards simultaneously without causing any
>Once again, Gene, please follow the tree-merge instructions located at:

I'll give this a shot and advise on the results.

>Please let me know if the problem persists. If the problem is gone,
>then nxt200x is a red herring.
>Michael Krufky

Cheers, Gene
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