[alsa-devel] [regression] 2.6.25-rc4 snd-es18xx broken on Alpha

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Mon Mar 10 18:14:59 CET 2008

At Mon, 10 Mar 2008 17:56:49 +0100,
Rene Herman wrote:
> >> Can it be forced to use dma2=0 (an 8-bit channel, and the usual capture 
> >> channel on es18xx)? However, that might not be the issue anyway:
> > 
> > I'll try a few things like dma2 == dma1, and setting dma2 to an 8-bit
> > channel, but I think the various configuration parameters are hard-wired
> > on the Alpha (not PnP).
> Settable through BIOS perhaps? But anyways, if it used to work, it should 
> work and I really suspect it's just a matter of a  broken OSS emulation on 
> alpha anyways. In fact, I fairly distinctly remember this being an issue not 
> too long ago but google is coming up empty...
> Takashi? Wasn't there an OSS emulation on Alpha thing a while ago?

No, I don't know of.  OSS emulation code is written fairly
independently from architectures.  Maybe just a missing


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