[alsa-devel] ALSA 1.0.17rc2 release
tiwai at suse.de
Tue Jun 17 15:47:09 CEST 2008
At Tue, 17 Jun 2008 14:51:06 +0100,
Alan Horstmann wrote:
> On Tuesday 17 June 2008 11:29, you wrote:
> > At Tue, 17 Jun 2008 11:16:27 +0100,
> > Alan Horstmann wrote:
> > > On Tuesday 17 June 2008 10:18, I wrote:
> > > > On Monday 16 June 2008 10:24, Jaroslav Kysela wrote:
> > > > > ALSA 1.0.17rc2 packages (except tools, oss, python - no changes)
> > > > > were released and are available for download on ALSA server.
> > > > >
> > > > > The alsa-driver compilation with 2.4 kernels should be fixed in
> > > > > this release.
> > > >
> > > > The posted ak4531_codec issues are fixed. I didn't get to post details
> > > > of the other error, which still occurs with this 2.4.21-99 system:
> > > >
> > > > In file included from memory.c:3:
> > > > ../../alsa-kernel/pci/emu10k1/memory.c: In function
> > > > `synth_alloc_pages': ../../alsa-kernel/pci/emu10k1/memory.c:466: error:
> > > > `GFP_DMA32' undeclared (first use in this function)
> > > > ../../alsa-kernel/pci/emu10k1/memory.c:466: error: (Each undeclared
> > > > identifier is reported only once
> > > > ../../alsa-kernel/pci/emu10k1/memory.c:466: error: for each function it
> > > > appears in.)
> > > > ../../alsa-kernel/pci/emu10k1/memory.c:467: warning: implicit
> > > > declaration of function `page_to_pfn'
> > > > make: *** [memory.o] Error 1
> > > > make: Leaving directory
> > > > `/usr/share/alsa1.0.17rc2/alsa-driver-1.0.17rc2/ pci/emu10k1'
> > >
> > > I have just confirmed that pasting
> > >
> > > #define GFP_DMA32 ((__force gfp_t)0x04u)
> > >
> > > into /alsa-kernel/pci/emu10k1/memory.c (not a correct fix -just taken
> > > from 2.6.24 headers) enables build to complete. So there should be no
> > > other hidden issues.
> > Could you check whether the tarball below works?
> > ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/tiwai/snapshot/alsa-driver-sna
> Yes that does build successfully.
> However, I had noticed that GFP_DMA32 was also used by /pci/asihpi/
> hpios_linux_kernel.c apparently without trouble.
Good catch. No problem for 2.4 kernels, though.
> But it would appear that
> asihpi is not being built, and checking shows neither is CS5535audio or hda.
> Make just reports 'nothing to be done..' in these 3 cases. Is that
Yes. Some drivers aren't built for 2.4 kernels or older because it
requires 2.6 (and newer) specific stuff intensively.
See alsa-driver/kconfig-vers file.
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