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Date:   Sat, 30 Oct 2021 10:21:05 +0100
From:   Sean Young <sean@...s.org>
To:     Maíra Canal <maira.canal@....br>
Cc:     Uwe Kleine-König 
        <u.kleine-koenig@...gutronix.de>,
        kernel test robot <lkp@...el.com>, mchehab@...nel.org,
        thierry.reding@...il.com, Lee Jones <lee.jones@...aro.org>,
        llvm@...ts.linux.dev, kbuild-all@...ts.01.org,
        linux-media@...r.kernel.org, linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
        linux-pwm@...r.kernel.org
Subject: Re: [PATCH v4] media: rc: pwm-ir-tx: Switch to atomic PWM API

On Fri, Oct 29, 2021 at 09:08:29AM -0300, Maíra Canal wrote:
> I would like to thank you guys for the attention and this interesting
> discussion. I'm looking for some work in the kernel and I would like
> to know if you guys have any suggestions for beginner tasks in this
> subsystem. I have solid knowledge in C programming, but I started in
> the kernel a couple of weeks ago. Anyway, thank you for all the
> feedback.

Thank you for your contributions.

rc-core (drivers/media/rc) is in good shape and I don't know of any
outstanding issues.

There is a ton of work around dvb, but this requires actual dvb hardware
to test.

 - port drivers/media/usb/dvb-usb to drivers/media/usb/dvb-usb-v2
 - Re-write dvb frontend without dvb_attach()
 - Implement dma-buf for dvb

Like I said, you'll need actual hardware to test against, and this is
probably not beginner tasks.


Sean

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