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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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