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    SubjectRe: [RFC: 2.6 patch] remove the OSS trident driver
    On Fri, May 16, 2008 at 03:23:55AM +0300, Adrian Bunk wrote:
    > On Wed, May 14, 2008 at 08:47:08AM +0300, Muli Ben-Yehuda wrote:
    > >...
    > > Also, I no longer have working trident hardware---if someone else does
    > > and can test this, please let me know. Otherwise we can should
    > > probably go ahead and remove this old OSS driver.
    > Considering that we have a working ALSA driver for this hardware, and
    > your past objections against the removal were the sole reason why this
    > is the only PCI OSS driver we still have in the tree, I'd actually
    > prefer doing this (patch below).
    > Is this OK for you?

    Yep. Please also add to the patch the CREDITS snippet below.

    > SOUND_TRIDENT was the last PCI OSS driver, and since there's already an
    > ALSA driver for the same hardware we can remove it.
    > Signed-off-by: Adrian Bunk <>

    Signed-off-by: Muli Ben-Yehuda <>

    diff --git a/CREDITS b/CREDITS
    index 8fec7b3..2259308 100644
    --- a/CREDITS
    +++ b/CREDITS
    @@ -317,6 +317,14 @@ S: 2322 37th Ave SW
    S: Seattle, Washington 98126-2010
    S: USA

    +N: Muli Ben-Yehuda
    +D: trident OSS sound driver, x86-64 dma-ops and Calgary IOMMU,
    +D: KVM and Xen bits and other misc. hackery.
    +S: Haifa, Israel
    N: Johannes Berg

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