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SubjectRe: [alsa-devel] [regression] 2.6.25-rc4 snd-es18xx broken on Alpha
Michael Cree wrote:
>> I can't tell you exactly *when* it used to work, or even *if* it did
>> with 2.6 kernels. I'll try to explain...
>>
>> Sometime back in the 2.6.14 to 2.6.16 timeframe there was an issue with
>> the ALSA driver not recognizing interrupts (causing looping)
>
> Yes, the ESS1888 driver failed to work on Alpha about the 2.6.14 to
> 2.6.16 kernel. It came right with alsa release 1.0.13 (IIRC) and I
> have been running the ESS1888 driver on an Alpha XP1000 without problems
> for about a year.

After thinking about this more, I am wondering if the appearance of the
ESS1888 not working then coming right at about the 1.0.13 alsa release
is an artefact of when I shifted from mainly using the PWS600au to
mainly using the XP1000, and then trying out the es18xx driver at some
stage, finding it works on the XP1000, but forgetting that it was on the
PWS600au that it didn't work. It's in the distant past now and memory
is getting hazy...

Michael.


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