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SubjectRe: [discuss] Re: [RFC] make PC Speaker driver work on x86-64
On Tuesday 02 May 2006 22:33, matthieu castet wrote:
> Andi Kleen wrote:
> > Does it work?
> >
> of course (at least on x86) !
> > Also I have no idea if all x86 systems report the PC speaker in ACPI - a small
> > survey of that would be probably a good idea. I guess just most of them reporting it would be
> > reasonable.
> That's why I keep the platform driver :
> the logic is try with ACPI in order to discover if there is a speaker.
> If we failed, let's try the platform driver.

Ok - you mean just keeping the old code for that as fallback That makes sense.

> Matthieu
> PS : even system without ACPI should report the speaker with pnpbios.

PNP BIOS doesn't work on 64bit.

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