Re: [PATCH] Fix Alsa issues including Oopses with OSS emulation
On Thu, Dec 23, 2004 at 07:55:02AM +0100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> On Thu, 2004-12-23 at 07:25 +0100, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 22, 2004 at 07:35:13PM +0100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > > On Wed, 2004-12-22 at 19:13 +0100, Benjamin Herrenschmidt wrote:
> > > > This patch (which will be send upstream separately by the Alsa folks) fixes
> > > > an signed vs. unsigned char problem in Alsa which was the cause of the Oops
> > > > people were experiencing on ppc with OSS emulation and possibly other issues.
> > >
> > > Ok, actually, the one that will be commited upstream is a bit different,
> > > here it is:
> > Ben, i suppose this one is for inclusion in the debian kernel too, do you
> > think you could send such patches as bug reports against kernel-source-2.6.8
> > package, or to debian-kernel also ?
> Wherever as long as it gets into the debian kernel packages. I doesn't
> affect ppc only (any arch with unsigned char by default)
Ok, i will include it, but i am asking that next time you post to
debian-kernel or better yet open a bug report (reportbug kernel should do), in
order for such patches not to get lost in debian-powerpc.