Re: staging driver s626 clashes with philips SAA7146 media/dvbbased cards

From: Greg KH
Date: Tue Jun 16 2009 - 16:56:54 EST

On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 05:01:44PM -0300, Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski wrote:
> Hi,
> The s626 (comedi) driver in staging conflicts with philips SAA7146 media/dvb
> based cards, because it claims the same vendor:device pci id for all
> subdevice/subvendor ids. What happens is that for people that have a philips
> SAA7146 based card, s626 if available gets loaded by udev and makes system
> freeze (

So a PCI device that does different things has the same device ids?
ick, stupid vendors...

> Looks like s626 shouldn't claim all 1131:7146 devices, either by specifying
> specific subdevice/subvendor ids specific to s626 devices or doing additional
> checks in its probe/attach function.

If you can propose the proper sub ids, or the needed checks, please send
a patch.


greg k-h
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