[Alsa-devel] RFC: OSS driver removal, a slightly different approach
tiwai at suse.de
Mon Jan 23 23:20:45 EST 2006
At Fri, 20 Jan 2006 18:22:10 -0500,
Ben Collins wrote:
> On Sat, 2006-01-21 at 10:16 +1100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > On Fri, 2006-01-20 at 22:29 +0100, Olaf Hering wrote:
> > > On Fri, Jan 20, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > > Can someone from the ppc developers drop me a small note whether
> > > > SND_POWERMAC completely replaces DMASOUND_PMAC?
> > >
> > > It doesnt. Some tumbler models work only after one plug/unplug cycle of
> > > the headphone. early powerbooks report/handle the mute settings
> > > incorrectly. there are likely more bugs.
> > Interesting... Ben Collins hacked something to have Toonie work as a
> > "default" driver for non supported machine and saw that problem too, I
> > think he fixes it, I'll check with him what's up there and if his fix
> > applied to tumbler.c as well.
> My "fix" was basically the result of converting to the platform
> functions. It's hit or miss whether this works with tumbler too.
> You can try the Ubuntu kernel packages (they can be unpacked and used on
> non Ubuntu systems pretty easily) to see if it works for you. Tumbler
> platform function conversion isn't even tested, so I'd be happy to hear
> any feedback.
Don't forget to forward your patches to alsa-devel or me ;)
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