[alsa-devel] [PATCH] sound/isa: kill pnp_resource_change.
rene.herman at keyaccess.nl
Fri Nov 30 18:33:53 CET 2007
On 30-11-07 17:27, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> At Fri, 30 Nov 2007 18:07:27 +0100,
> Rene Herman wrote:
>> By the way, eventually I'd in fact probably like to move some of the drivers
>> that now still support legacy ISA over to PnP only. After all, chips such as
>> the CMI8330, CS4232+, ES1869+ and OPL3SA2 _are_ PnP only chips.
>> Certainly for CS4232+ and ES1869+ that can't be done currently as we know
>> people are in fact using isapnp=0 to work around PnPBIOS issues but from the
>> previous report there it seemed that might actually just consist of the BIOS
>> claiming no resource change is possible, which pnp_activate_dev (through
>> pnp_autoconfig_dev) insist on anyway. This would be something to fix inside
>> PnP instead...
> Well, I'm not sure about that. Certainly there are some users that
> use isapnp=no with explicit parameters.
Yes, currently, but as said, we might be able to al least make sure they
don't _need_ to do that at the PnP layer after which it becomes somewhat
debatable at least. But yes, sure, not now, once, maybe, perhaps, ...
>> Anyways, here's just a further Documentation update. You once told me to
>> start new threads for patches, but that seems clumsy now... :-|
> Thanks. It seems that people do care more on explanations about the
> removal of options. Could you add that, too?
> Just mention about sysfs as alternative way to change the
Yes. Documentation/pnp.txt wants to be a little more verbose after which
ALSA documentation can refer to it. I'll cook something up...
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