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On Sunday 09 February 2014, Randy Dunlap wrote:
>On 02/09/2014 07:46 PM, Gene Heskett wrote:
>> On Sunday 09 February 2014, Randy Dunlap wrote:
>>> On 02/09/2014 07:07 PM, Ken Moffat wrote:
>>>> On Sun, Feb 09, 2014 at 06:05:41PM -0500, Gene Heskett wrote:
>>>>> On Sunday 09 February 2014, Paul Bolle wrote:
>>>>>> Feel free to open a new thread, with the relevant details, and
>>>>>> involve the relevant people and lists. I have no idea what you're
>>>>>> going on about and could not care less (in the context of this
>>>>>> thread).
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Paul Bolle
>>>>>
>>>>> Been tried, got zero response. Frankly, posting just to lkml,
>>>>> hoping the revalent people see it, is beginning to act like posting
>>>>> to a black hole.
>>>>>
>>>> I saw one response to you, from Randy Dunlap, asking for more
>>>>
>>>> information : https://lkml.org/lkml/2014/2/8/153
>>>
>>> wow, I don't know how I saw this message (thanks, Ken),
>>> but replying to this patch was NOT the right thing to do, Gene.
>>>
>>> Just reply to my request and I'll be glad to look into it.
>>>
>>>> After your posts a few days ago, I'm tempted to suggest you check
>>>>
>>>> your spam filters, and also any mail files your virus scanner might
>>>> have quarantined. But it is also possible that you just haven't
>>>> received it - email is like that.
>>>>
>>>> ط¤آ¸en
>>
>> Spam and viri filters watched carefully. I also use mailfilter, and
>> watch its logs full time for FP's.
>
>Still -- this ATSC problem should not be part of a reply to the Remove
>DEPRECATED patch.

True. But I got some attention.

>> And I didn't reply because the question seemed way too broad, almost as
>> if
>
>what question seemed to broad?

You wanted to see "a" config, but I wanted to show the diffs. Also
yesterday I hadn't gone thru what I have yet to see where it falls apart.
>
>> my lament wasn't read. That and the mail server doesn't like big
>
>what mail server? yours? wdtv? vger.kernel.org certainly has no
>problem with them.

I have gotten bounced from lkml because a screen shot pix of a failed boot
was too big. Perhaps 18 months or so. It was big, from a 10 megapixel
camera.

>> attachments. So rather than reply to the list, I'll excise some of the
>> addresses that bounce from a reply_all or don't like me, and send the
>> .config from a 3.019 build which seems ok, but by the time that config
>> is run thru a make oldconfig at 3.8.2, most all the media, ATSC and
>> DVB stuff is gone. So I'll attach that one too. The later file grew
>> 22kb, but wholesale parts of the first one are missing from the 2nd.
>
>Gene, I want to make sure where you are saying the problem is.
>Is it going directly from 3.019 to 3.8.2, with no intervening kernel
>versions?

No, one intermediate step in this case.

I started with 3.0.19, which was fine, took that one to 3.2.40, and that
one to 3.8.2 because I don't have anything between those here. Not exactly
a step by step.

>I don't know what kernel version 3.019 is. Do you mean 3.0.19?

Yes, Joanne Dow would call that a typu for sure.

Thanks Randy.

Cheers, Gene
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