[alsa-devel] OSS/4Front

Chris Pemberton cjpembo at gmail.com
Thu Jun 21 04:24:32 CEST 2007

Tobin Davis wrote:
> In reviewing the GPL2 version of their code, I can't see any benefits to
> the Intel HD Audio code base.  I'll build and test it to see if there is
> any improvements, but I'm doubting it.  There are no widget controls
> specific to each chip.
> Tobin
> On Wed, 2007-06-20 at 20:23 -0500, Ash Willis wrote:
>> Hi,
>> Does anyone know if there's any kind of list showing a comparison of
>> hardware support between ALSA and OSS/4Front?
>> With the recent open sourcing of OSS, it would be nice to port code
>> to ALSA for devices that are only currently covered by OSS. There
>> has to be at least a few devices that we can grab support for, right?
>> It may at least provide us with insight into a few bugfixes.
>> Ash
Just tried the OSS HD Audio driver a few minutes ago: the kernel module 
wouldn't even load on my Lenovo laptop.


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