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    SubjectRe: [2.6 patch] schedule obsolete OSS drivers for removal
    On 7/26/05, Adrian Bunk <bunk@stusta.de> wrote:
    > config SOUND_OPL3SA2
    > tristate "Yamaha OPL3-SA2 and SA3 based PnP cards"
    > - depends on SOUND_OSS
    > + depends on SOUND_OSS && OBSOLETE_OSS_DRIVER
    > help
    > Say Y or M if you have a card based on one of these Yamaha sound
    > chipsets or the "SAx", which is actually a SA3. Read
    Forgive me if I'm misreading this (I'm hardly a coder and no kernel
    hacker) but, as it stands, the OPL3SA2 driver provided by ALSA and the
    main kernel tree work but are not correctly detected by ALSA's
    detection routines (in alsaconf) on the 2.6 kernel. The OSS drivers
    work, as well, but (AFAIK) there are no methods of automatic
    configuration with the OSS drivers.

    So, for people who don't feel like configuring ALSA with their OPL3SA2
    card, the OSS modules may be easier to configure and thus should be
    left in until the ALSA/2.6 kernel problems are worked out with the
    OPL3SA2.

    -Andy
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