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    SubjectRe: 2.5.4 sound module problem


    On Wed, 13 Feb 2002, David S. Miller wrote:

    > From: Alan Cox <alan@lxorguk.ukuu.org.uk>
    > Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2002 09:26:32 +0000 (GMT)
    >
    > There are PCI drivers using the old sound code. Whether it matters is a
    > more complicated question as these devices use ISA DMA emulation or their
    > own pseudo DMA functionality.
    >
    > The sound layer PCI DMA stuff like a nice project for some kernel
    > janitors :-))

    Not worth, IMO.

    Machines that give us fun support the legacy virt_to_bus() semantic.
    Those that require the PCI DMA abstraction are so boring than adding sound
    will probably not improve user pleasure significantly.

    :-)) (this smiley is just to prevent from too much flaming ;-)

    Gérard.


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