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Bug#356458: linux-2.6: please include bigphysarea patch

* Ryan Underwood <nemesis@icequake.net> [2006-03-11 23:02]:
> Debian used to include bigphysarea patch in 2.4 kernels.  It is needed
> to support hardware with no scatter-gather DMA.
> http://pv105234.reshsg.uci.edu/~jfeise/Downloads/zr36120/
> 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 debian-kernel@l.d.o anymore.

Christoph, do you have any idea of the status of this patch?

> 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)
> non-functional.

Martin Michlmayr

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