[3.13.y.z extended stable] Patch "[media] cx18: fix kernel oops with tda8290 tuner" has been added to staging queue

Kamal Mostafa kamal at canonical.com
Thu Oct 9 20:51:30 UTC 2014

This is a note to let you know that I have just added a patch titled

    [media] cx18: fix kernel oops with tda8290 tuner

to the linux-3.13.y-queue branch of the 3.13.y.z extended stable tree 
which can be found at:


This patch is scheduled to be released in version

If you, or anyone else, feels it should not be added to this tree, please 
reply to this email.

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>From 414367e6ba89e754e6d7a9077b27f7e38ded4713 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Hans Verkuil <hans.verkuil at cisco.com>
Date: Tue, 26 Aug 2014 02:59:53 -0300
Subject: [media] cx18: fix kernel oops with tda8290 tuner

commit 6a03dc92cc2edfa2257502557b9f714893987383 upstream.

This was caused by an uninitialized setup.config field.

Based on a suggestion from Devin Heitmueller.

Signed-off-by: Hans Verkuil <hans.verkuil at cisco.com>
Thanks-to: Devin Heitmueller <dheitmueller at kernellabs.com>
Reported-by: Scott Robinson <scott.robinson55 at gmail.com>
Tested-by: Hans Verkuil <hans.verkuil at cisco.com>
Signed-off-by: Mauro Carvalho Chehab <m.chehab at samsung.com>
Signed-off-by: Kamal Mostafa <kamal at canonical.com>
 drivers/media/pci/cx18/cx18-driver.c | 1 +
 1 file changed, 1 insertion(+)

diff --git a/drivers/media/pci/cx18/cx18-driver.c b/drivers/media/pci/cx18/cx18-driver.c
index 716bdc5..83f5074 100644
--- a/drivers/media/pci/cx18/cx18-driver.c
+++ b/drivers/media/pci/cx18/cx18-driver.c
@@ -1091,6 +1091,7 @@ static int cx18_probe(struct pci_dev *pci_dev,
 		setup.addr = ADDR_UNSET;
 		setup.type = cx->options.tuner;
 		setup.mode_mask = T_ANALOG_TV;  /* matches TV tuners */
+		setup.config = NULL;
 		if (cx->options.radio > 0)
 			setup.mode_mask |= T_RADIO;
 		setup.tuner_callback = (setup.type == TUNER_XC2028) ?

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