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Re: [RFC] Remove Alchemy OSS drivers?

To: Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org>
Subject: Re: [RFC] Remove Alchemy OSS drivers?
From: Manuel Lauss <manuel.lauss@googlemail.com>
Date: Fri, 20 May 2011 09:18:14 +0200
Cc: Takashi Iwai <tiwai@suse.de>, linux-mips@linux-mips.org, Jaroslav Kysela <perex@perex.cz>, alsa-devel@alsa-project.org, Namhyung Kim <namhyung@gmail.com>
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On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 9:12 AM, Ralf Baechle <ralf@linux-mips.org> wrote:
> On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 08:51:37AM +0200, Manuel Lauss wrote:
>
>> On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 8:47 AM, Takashi Iwai <tiwai@suse.de> wrote:
>> > At Fri, 20 May 2011 00:19:12 +0100,
>> > Ralf Baechle wrote:
>> >>
>> >> OSS has very little if any useful life in it left for MIPS, at least from
>> >> my perspective.  So I propose to remove the Au1550 driver - there is an
>> >> ALSA replacement for it available.
>> >
>> > Even two variants available: one in ASoC driver and one in old ALSA
>> > driver.
>>
>> The current ASoC code can replace sound/oss/au1550_ac97.c,
>> but sound/mips/au1x00.c is for different (earlier) chips.  I wrote an ASoC
>> variant of this a long time ago, but I can't test it on real hardware.
>
> My immediate interest is to kill off sounds/oss/ on MIPS because
> sound/oss/soundcard.c is fairly ISA centric and does not build for some
> some MIPS systems with only half-arsed ISA support, that is no DMA support.
>
> Manuel, I got a DBAu1250 board here and maybe I can find a DBAu1500
> Zinfandel board under some dusty hardware pile; would that be suitable for
> testing your work?

Yes, the db1500 would be perfect.

Manuel

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