Re: d-i kernel sound drivers selection in kernel-wedge
On Mon, Mar 30, 2009 at 6:23 PM, Samuel Thibault
> As a follow-up to thread `software speech synthesis in d-i?', I'm
> wondering about the kernel sound drivers and kernel-wedge.
> I had started writing a sound-pcm-modules file that would include
> drivers for boards that support PCM, so as to avoid wasting space with
> MIDI boards. However, AIUI, a module can not be in several kernel-wedge
> packages, and so there couldn't be both a sound-pcm-modules and a
> sound-seq-modules since actually a lot of devices do support both PCM
> and MIDI :) so I'm even wondering whether to just call it sound-modules?
Well, in this case sound-modules makes more sense, indeed.
> The list of drivers is quite long, and I'm wondering whether it is
> really useful to rule out MIDI-only drivers, as there are very few
> boards not supporting PCM. Simply including everything from sound/
> would be a lot easier to maintain, wouldn't it? I'm OK with taking the
> time to select drivers, I'm just wondering whether it's really worth
> spending time on it instead of other things (the waste is probably a few
> 100KBs, compared to the total 6MB of sound/).
I'm starting to think that we could benefit of a specific flavour for it.
What others think?
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