Re: [2.6 patch] schedule obsolete OSS drivers for removal

From: Adrian Bunk
Date: Sun Jul 31 2005 - 14:30:47 EST

On Tue, Jul 26, 2005 at 12:17:14PM -0400, Andrew Haninger wrote:
> On 7/26/05, Adrian Bunk <bunk@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> > config SOUND_OPL3SA2
> > tristate "Yamaha OPL3-SA2 and SA3 based PnP cards"
> > - depends on SOUND_OSS
> > help
> > Say Y or M if you have a card based on one of these Yamaha sound
> > chipsets or the "SAx", which is actually a SA3. Read
> Forgive me if I'm misreading this (I'm hardly a coder and no kernel
> hacker) but, as it stands, the OPL3SA2 driver provided by ALSA and the
> main kernel tree work but are not correctly detected by ALSA's
> detection routines (in alsaconf) on the 2.6 kernel. The OSS drivers
> work, as well, but (AFAIK) there are no methods of automatic
> configuration with the OSS drivers.
> So, for people who don't feel like configuring ALSA with their OPL3SA2
> card, the OSS modules may be easier to configure and thus should be
> left in until the ALSA/2.6 kernel problems are worked out with the
> OPL3SA2.

This is kernel bug #3117 [1] / ALSA bug #879 [2]?

> -Andy




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"Only a promise," Lao Er said.
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