Bug#356458: linux-2.6: please include bigphysarea patch
Debian used to include bigphysarea patch in 2.4 kernels. It is needed
to support hardware with no scatter-gather DMA.
I have tested the latest version and it works fine. linux-kernel
doesn't even answer my emails about it, and it seems nobody pays
attention to email@example.com anymore.
This patch is non invasive, it has no effect unless a boot option is
given to the kernel.
Without this patch my video capture card is (and always has been)
-- System Information:
Debian Release: testing/unstable
APT prefers testing
APT policy: (990, 'testing'), (500, 'unstable'), (1, 'experimental')
Architecture: i386 (i686)
Shell: /bin/sh linked to /bin/bash
Kernel: Linux 2.6.14
Locale: LANG=C, LC_CTYPE= (charmap=ANSI_X3.4-1968)