Re: updated kernels / miata sound?
On Fri, Nov 26, 2004 at 05:11:24PM -0500, Tyson Whitehead wrote:
> On November 26, 2004 04:55 pm, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > > Also, sound on Miata is borked. I believe its a known problem and
> > > that a patch was posted here a while ago. Are there any plans to
> > > incorporate that patch or get it fixed upstream?
> > Neither my memory nor a quick google search turns up any promising hits
> > over the past year. You would probably need to run this question by
> > debian-kernel as well, since they're the ones responsible for kernel
> > maintenance -- you might also want to provide more information about the
> > specifics of your sound hardware, as I don't know if a reference to Miata
> > will tell them any more than it told me.
> That was probably me. I posted the following in an email a bit ago (Re:
> ES18xx with alsa-sound and kernel-2.6.x ?):
> The Alpha version of the DMA interface functions in the kernel are not
> compliant with the x86 ones in later 2.6 kernels (passing a NULL pointer as
> the dev is suppose to indicate the ISA bus).
> There's a patch on my machine (whitehead.apmaths.uwo.ca/~tyson --
> alpha-isa.patch) if you want. I was going to get some more input on it and
> submit it (making kernel patches is a little out of my league -- should be
> okay though as it hasn't given me any problems and it was really pretty
> straight forward). Haven't had the time yet.
Your alpha-isa.patch works great for me. My ISA SB AWE64 on my lx164
has been working fine for months thanks to it.