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

From: Herton Ronaldo Krzesinski
Date: Tue Jun 16 2009 - 17:30:31 EST

Em Terça-feira 16 Junho 2009, às 17:51:21, Greg KH escreveu:
> 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.

Can't propose proper sub ids here etc., as I don't know about/don't have s626
device, s626 author is CC'ed here to check this. But I could send a patch to
disable just the build of s626 if acceptable/desired for the moment.

> thanks,
> greg k-h

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