Re: [v4l-dvb-maintainer] Re: [PATCH] V4L: struct video_devicecorruption

From: Andrew Morton
Date: Tue Jul 25 2006 - 05:05:16 EST

On Tue, 25 Jul 2006 01:42:19 -0700 (PDT)
Trent Piepho <xyzzy@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:

> > Do we expect this will fix the various DVB crashes which people (including
> > Alex) have reported?
> This problem would only appear if VIDEO_V4L1 was turned off. If it was on,
> then all the code would agree it was on, and there would be no problems.
> If the crash is still there when VIDEO_V4L1 = y, then it's not related to
> this bug.
> If VIDEO_V4L1 was turned off, then some drivers (one of which is bttv)
> would have a different struct video_device than the video core code. This
> would break things so completely that it could crash just about anywhere.

OK, thanks. Alex had

# CONFIG_VIDEO_V4L1 is not set

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