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Re: 2 Au1xxx (Alchemy) AC97 drivers

To: Manuel Lauss <mano@roarinelk.homelinux.net>
Subject: Re: 2 Au1xxx (Alchemy) AC97 drivers
From: Takashi Iwai <tiwai@suse.de>
Date: Tue, 07 Oct 2008 15:49:56 +0200
Cc: Kevin Hickey <khickey@rmicorp.com>, linux-mips <linux-mips@linux-mips.org>, alsa-devel@vger.kernel.org
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At Tue, 7 Oct 2008 15:36:45 +0200,
Manuel Lauss wrote:
> 
> On Tue, Oct 07, 2008 at 08:28:26AM -0500, Kevin Hickey wrote:
> > There appear to be 2 AC97 drivers for Alchemy in the latest Linux tree.
> > One is in sound/mips and the other is in sound/soc.  Are both going to
> > be maintained going forward?  If not, which one will be?  
> 
> The one in sound/soc is for Au1200/Au1550; I think the sound/mips one only
> works on Au1000/Au1500.

Seems so, as far as I see.

And whether they will be maintained is rather a question whether we'll
have users for these drivers.  As long as someone uses, there is no
reason to drop it.


Takashi

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