[mythtv-users] hdpvr latest firmware color saturation issue question

Steven Adeff adeffs.mythtv at gmail.com
Mon Jul 23 00:49:51 UTC 2012

On Sun, Jul 22, 2012 at 7:14 PM, Gary Buhrmaster
<gary.buhrmaster at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Sun, Jul 22, 2012 at 10:52 PM, John P Poet <jppoet at gmail.com> wrote:
>> If anyone want to try it, this patch should fix the saturation problem when
>> using a 3.4 kernel and the 1.7.1 firmware:
>> http://code.mythtv.org/trac/ticket/10930
> FD: I do not have a HD-PVR, so I have no standing in this debate.
> When the driver is actually wrong, such patches should
> be submitted/applied upstream (in the driver).  That means
> everyone is a winner.
> Rather than hardcoding a fixup, is not a better temporary patch
> (until you get the patch into the kernel) is to set the initial values
> at the device creation to be "more reasonable", and let the user
> decide for themselves what the correct values should be set to
> for their unique cases (the linux way is to allow one to shoot
> ones-self in the foot, or whatever exposed body part one wants
> to aim at).  I am in favor of good defaults.  I am not in favor of
> taking away my good judgement.
> Gary

I was under the impression the driver in 3.4 does fix the issue, but
in 3.2 the driver doesn't?

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