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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] schedule obsolete OSS drivers for removal
On Sunday 30 October 2005 05:51, Adrian Bunk wrote:
>This patch schedules obsolete OSS drivers (with ALSA drivers that
> support the same hardware) for removal.
>
>Scheduling the via82cxxx driver for removal was ACK'ed by Jeff Garzik.
>
Isn't this a bit premature? There are quite a few old mobo's with this
chipset still in use, like my firewall box.
>
>Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>
>Signed-off-by: Andrew Morton <akpm@osdl.org>
>
>---
>
> Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt | 7 ++
> sound/oss/Kconfig | 73
> +++++++++++++++++------------ 2 files changed, 51 insertions(+), 29
> deletions(-)
>
>diff -puN
> Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt~schedule-obsolete-oss-driver
>s-for-removal-version-2 Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt ---
> devel/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt~schedule-obsolete-oss-
>drivers-for-removal-version-2 2005-08-06 15:34:48.000000000 -0700 +++
> devel-akpm/Documentation/feature-removal-schedule.txt 2005-08-06
> 15:34:48.000000000 -0700 @@ -42,6 +42,13 @@ Who: Adrian Bunk
> <bunk@stusta.de>
>
> ---------------------------
>
>+What: drivers depending on OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
>+When: January 2006
>+Why: OSS drivers with ALSA replacements
>+Who: Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de>
>+
>+---------------------------
>+
> What: RCU API moves to EXPORT_SYMBOL_GPL
> When: April 2006
> Files: include/linux/rcupdate.h, kernel/rcupdate.c
>diff -puN
> sound/oss/Kconfig~schedule-obsolete-oss-drivers-for-removal-version-2
> sound/oss/Kconfig ---
> devel/sound/oss/Kconfig~schedule-obsolete-oss-drivers-for-removal-versi
>on-2 2005-08-06 15:34:48.000000000 -0700 +++
> devel-akpm/sound/oss/Kconfig 2005-08-06 15:34:48.000000000 -0700 @@
> -4,9 +4,24 @@
> # More hacking for modularisation.
> #
> # Prompt user for primary drivers.
>+
>+config OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
>+ bool "Obsolete OSS drivers"
>+ depends on SOUND_PRIME
>+ help
>+ This option enables support for obsolete OSS drivers that
>+ are scheduled for removal in the near future since there
>+ are ALSA drivers for the same hardware.
>+
>+ Please contact Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> if you had to
>+ say Y here because your soundcard is not properly supported
>+ by ALSA.
>+
>+ If unsure, say N.
>+
> config SOUND_BT878
> tristate "BT878 audio dma"
>- depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI
>+ depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> ---help---
> Audio DMA support for bt878 based grabber boards. As you might have
> already noticed, bt878 is listed with two functions in /proc/pci.
>@@ -22,7 +37,7 @@ config SOUND_BT878
>
> config SOUND_CMPCI
> tristate "C-Media PCI (CMI8338/8738)"
>- depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI
>+ depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Say Y or M if you have a PCI sound card using the CMI8338
> or the CMI8738 chipset. Data on these chips are available at
>@@ -61,7 +76,7 @@ config SOUND_CMPCI_JOYSTICK
>
> config SOUND_EMU10K1
> tristate "Creative SBLive! (EMU10K1)"
>- depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI
>+ depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> ---help---
> Say Y or M if you have a PCI sound card using the EMU10K1 chipset,
> such as the Creative SBLive!, SB PCI512 or Emu-APS.
>@@ -95,7 +110,7 @@ config SOUND_FUSION
>
> config SOUND_CS4281
> tristate "Crystal Sound CS4281"
>- depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI
>+ depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Picture and feature list at
> <http://www.pcbroker.com/crystal4281.html>.
>@@ -112,7 +127,7 @@ config SOUND_BCM_CS4297A
>
> config SOUND_ES1370
> tristate "Ensoniq AudioPCI (ES1370)"
>- depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI
>+ depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Say Y or M if you have a PCI sound card utilizing the Ensoniq
> ES1370 chipset, such as Ensoniq's AudioPCI (non-97). To find
>@@ -125,7 +140,7 @@ config SOUND_ES1370
>
> config SOUND_ES1371
> tristate "Creative Ensoniq AudioPCI 97 (ES1371)"
>- depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI
>+ depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Say Y or M if you have a PCI sound card utilizing the Ensoniq
> ES1371 chipset, such as Ensoniq's AudioPCI97. To find out if
>@@ -138,7 +153,7 @@ config SOUND_ES1371
>
> config SOUND_ESSSOLO1
> tristate "ESS Technology Solo1"
>- depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI
>+ depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Say Y or M if you have a PCI sound card utilizing the ESS Technology
> Solo1 chip. To find out if your sound card uses a
>@@ -149,7 +164,7 @@ config SOUND_ESSSOLO1
>
> config SOUND_MAESTRO
> tristate "ESS Maestro, Maestro2, Maestro2E driver"
>- depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI
>+ depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Say Y or M if you have a sound system driven by ESS's Maestro line
> of PCI sound chips. These include the Maestro 1, Maestro 2, and
>@@ -158,7 +173,7 @@ config SOUND_MAESTRO
>
> config SOUND_MAESTRO3
> tristate "ESS Maestro3/Allegro driver (EXPERIMENTAL)"
>- depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI && EXPERIMENTAL
>+ depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI && EXPERIMENTAL && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Say Y or M if you have a sound system driven by ESS's Maestro 3
> PCI sound chip.
>@@ -172,14 +187,14 @@ config SOUND_ICH
>
> config SOUND_HARMONY
> tristate "PA Harmony audio driver"
>- depends on GSC_LASI && SOUND_PRIME
>+ depends on GSC_LASI && SOUND_PRIME && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Say 'Y' or 'M' to include support for Harmony soundchip
> on HP 712, 715/new and many other GSC based machines.
>
> config SOUND_SONICVIBES
> tristate "S3 SonicVibes"
>- depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI
>+ depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Say Y or M if you have a PCI sound card utilizing the S3
> SonicVibes chipset. To find out if your sound card uses a
>@@ -218,7 +233,7 @@ config SOUND_VRC5477
>
> config SOUND_AU1000
> tristate "Au1000 Sound"
>- depends on SOUND_PRIME && (SOC_AU1000 || SOC_AU1100 || SOC_AU1500)
>+ depends on SOUND_PRIME && (SOC_AU1000 || SOC_AU1100 || SOC_AU1500) &&
> OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
>
> config SOUND_AU1550_AC97
> tristate "Au1550 AC97 Sound"
>@@ -492,7 +507,7 @@ config MSND_FIFOSIZE
>
> config SOUND_VIA82CXXX
> tristate "VIA 82C686 Audio Codec"
>- depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI
>+ depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Say Y here to include support for the audio codec found on VIA
> 82Cxxx-based chips. Typically these are built into a motherboard.
>@@ -563,7 +578,7 @@ config SOUND_AD1889
>
> config SOUND_SGALAXY
> tristate "Aztech Sound Galaxy (non-PnP) cards"
>- depends on SOUND_OSS
>+ depends on SOUND_OSS && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> This module initializes the older non Plug and Play sound galaxy
> cards from Aztech. It supports the Waverider Pro 32 - 3D and the
>@@ -599,7 +614,7 @@ config SOUND_ACI_MIXER
>
> config SOUND_CS4232
> tristate "Crystal CS4232 based (PnP) cards"
>- depends on SOUND_OSS
>+ depends on SOUND_OSS && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Say Y here if you have a card based on the Crystal CS4232 chip set,
> which uses its own Plug and Play protocol.
>@@ -613,7 +628,7 @@ config SOUND_CS4232
>
> config SOUND_SSCAPE
> tristate "Ensoniq SoundScape support"
>- depends on SOUND_OSS
>+ depends on SOUND_OSS && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Answer Y if you have a sound card based on the Ensoniq SoundScape
> chipset. Such cards are being manufactured at least by Ensoniq, Spea
>@@ -625,7 +640,7 @@ config SOUND_SSCAPE
>
> config SOUND_GUS
> tristate "Gravis Ultrasound support"
>- depends on SOUND_OSS
>+ depends on SOUND_OSS && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Say Y here for any type of Gravis Ultrasound card, including the GUS
> or GUS MAX. See also <file:Documentation/sound/oss/ultrasound> for
> more @@ -727,7 +742,7 @@ config SOUND_MPU401
>
> config SOUND_NM256
> tristate "NM256AV/NM256ZX audio support"
>- depends on SOUND_OSS
>+ depends on SOUND_OSS && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Say M here to include audio support for the NeoMagic 256AV/256ZX
> chipsets. These are the audio chipsets found in the Sony
>@@ -739,7 +754,7 @@ config SOUND_NM256
>
> config SOUND_MAD16
> tristate "OPTi MAD16 and/or Mozart based cards"
>- depends on SOUND_OSS
>+ depends on SOUND_OSS && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> ---help---
> Answer Y if your card has a Mozart (OAK OTI-601) or MAD16 (OPTi
> 82C928 or 82C929 or 82C931) audio interface chip. These chips are
>@@ -860,7 +875,7 @@ config SOUND_SB
>
> config SOUND_AWE32_SYNTH
> tristate "AWE32 synth"
>- depends on SOUND_OSS
>+ depends on SOUND_OSS && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Say Y here if you have a Sound Blaster SB32, AWE32-PnP, SB AWE64 or
> similar sound card. See <file:Documentation/sound/oss/README.awe>,
>@@ -870,7 +885,7 @@ config SOUND_AWE32_SYNTH
>
> config SOUND_WAVEFRONT
> tristate "Full support for Turtle Beach WaveFront (Tropez Plus,
> Tropez, Maui) synth/soundcards" - depends on SOUND_OSS && m
>+ depends on SOUND_OSS && m && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Answer Y or M if you have a Tropez Plus, Tropez or Maui sound card
> and read the files <file:Documentation/sound/oss/Wavefront> and
>@@ -878,7 +893,7 @@ config SOUND_WAVEFRONT
>
> config SOUND_MAUI
> tristate "Limited support for Turtle Beach Wave Front (Maui, Tropez)
> synthesizers" - depends on SOUND_OSS
>+ depends on SOUND_OSS && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Say Y here if you have a Turtle Beach Wave Front, Maui, or Tropez
> sound card.
>@@ -904,7 +919,7 @@ config MAUI_BOOT_FILE
>
> config SOUND_YM3812
> tristate "Yamaha FM synthesizer (YM3812/OPL-3) support"
>- depends on SOUND_OSS
>+ depends on SOUND_OSS && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> ---help---
> Answer Y if your card has a FM chip made by Yamaha (OPL2/OPL3/OPL4).
> Answering Y is usually a safe and recommended choice, however some
>@@ -920,7 +935,7 @@ config SOUND_YM3812
>
> config SOUND_OPL3SA1
> tristate "Yamaha OPL3-SA1 audio controller"
>- depends on SOUND_OSS
>+ depends on SOUND_OSS && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Say Y or M if you have a Yamaha OPL3-SA1 sound chip, which is
> usually built into motherboards. Read
>@@ -946,7 +961,7 @@ config SOUND_OPL3SA2
>
> config SOUND_YMFPCI
> tristate "Yamaha YMF7xx PCI audio (native mode)"
>- depends on SOUND_OSS && PCI
>+ depends on SOUND_OSS && PCI && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Support for Yamaha cards including the YMF711, YMF715, YMF718,
> YMF719, YMF724, Waveforce 192XG, and Waveforce 192 Digital.
>@@ -1088,11 +1103,11 @@ config SOUND_KAHLUA
>
> config SOUND_ALI5455
> tristate "ALi5455 audio support"
>- depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI
>+ depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
>
> config SOUND_FORTE
> tristate "ForteMedia FM801 driver"
>- depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI
>+ depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Say Y or M if you want driver support for the ForteMedia FM801 PCI
> audio controller (Abit AU10, Genius Sound Maker, HP Workstation
>@@ -1100,7 +1115,7 @@ config SOUND_FORTE
>
> config SOUND_RME96XX
> tristate "RME Hammerfall (RME96XX) support"
>- depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI
>+ depends on SOUND_PRIME && PCI && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
> help
> Say Y or M if you have a Hammerfall or Hammerfall light
> multichannel card from RME. If you want to access advanced
>@@ -1108,7 +1123,7 @@ config SOUND_RME96XX
>
> config SOUND_AD1980
> tristate "AD1980 front/back switch plugin"
>- depends on SOUND_PRIME
>+ depends on SOUND_PRIME && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
>
> config SOUND_SH_DAC_AUDIO
> tristate "SuperH DAC audio support"
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