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SubjectRe: OSS driver removal, 2nd round (v2)
Andi Kleen wrote:
> Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> writes:
>> Q: What about the OSS emulation in ALSA?
>> A: The OSS emulation in ALSA is not affected by my patches
>> (and it's not in any way scheduled for removal).
>
> I again object to removing the old ICH sound driver.
> It does the same as the Alsa driver in much less code and is ideal
> for generic monolithic kernels

Well, consensus seems to be with ALSA, OSS API is dated for modern uses,
old ICH driver doesn't use the HD audio found on modern chips, and
nobody is eagerly stepping forward to maintain the driver.

Jeff



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