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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
@@ -317,6 +317,14 @@ S: 2322 37th Ave SW
S: Seattle, Washington 98126-2010

+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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