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Bug#279279: kernel-image-2.6.8-k7: VIA 8233A repeating sounds patch

On Tue, 2004-11-02 at 04:34, Horms wrote:
> On Mon, Nov 01, 2004 at 10:28:51PM +0000, David Sterratt wrote:
> > Package: kernel-image-2.6.8-k7
> > Version 2.6.8-1
> > 
> > Using the ALSA drivers, my VIA 8233A card repeats sounds, making sound
> > unusable.  This can be remedied by the acpi=off and noapic options, but
> > having these options switched off doesn't seem to let me use my nvidia
> > graphics card.  A better solution is to backport a patch to the kernel
> > that hasn't yet made it to the sources:
> > 
> > http://bugme.osdl.org/show_bug.cgi?id=3175
> > 
> > I'm attaching a diff against the Debian package that works for me.
> > 
> > Hope this is the right procedure -- I've not reported a kernel bug
> > before.
> Thanks, bug reports with a fix are most excellent indeed.
> The patch seems pretty harmless so I will go ahead and put
> it into SVN. It should appear in the next release, whenever
> that is.

That would be great.  At some point (2.6.9 I think) the patch will need
to change because of changes to the structure of quirks.c.  I think the
patch in the kernel bugzilla should work for the later revisions of
quirks.c however.


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