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SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] schedule obsolete OSS drivers for removal
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On Sunday 30 October 2005 13:41, Gene Heskett wrote:
> 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.

Gene, if you read the discussion regarding OSS, Adrian plans simply to remove
drivers which have solid, known working replacements for all PCI ids in an
equivalent ALSA driver.

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Cheers,
Alistair.

'No sense being pessimistic, it probably wouldn't work anyway.'
Third year Computer Science undergraduate.
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