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Re: no sound on powermac3,3 (powerbook g4 550) debian502 gnome

Hello Benjamin,

2009/9/9 Benjamin Herrenschmidt <benh@kernel.crashing.org>:
> On Mon, 2009-09-07 at 12:12 -0300, Rogério Brito wrote:
>> Right, but now the snd-powermac driver is what is being used instead
>> of
>> the snd-aoa* driver.
>> Perhaps BenH (one of the principal developers of Linux on PowerPC)
>> could
>> shed some comments here with the final word so that we can settle this
>> snd-aoa vs. snd-powermac for the time being.
> Ouch :-)
> I've been avoiding the sound stuff like a plague since the Apple stuff
> is a total mess :-)

heh; I can understand your desire :-)

> If aoa works generally better on this machine then the distro should use
> it by default. I was somewhat hoping somebody would take over those
> sound drivers once for all but they seem to systematically scare off all
> the volunteers we can find :-)

Do you know a way for us to know if aoa or powerpc is the right
choice? Or the oposite, a way to know that aoa is known to be broken
in a set of machine ids or like?


Otavio Salvador                  O.S. Systems
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