[alsa-devel] [PATCH 3/5] asihpi: Remove HPI4000

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Thu Mar 13 11:40:34 CET 2008

At Fri, 07 Mar 2008 12:32:52 +1300,
Eliot Blennerhassett wrote:
> On Thursday 06 March 2008 14:49:18 Eliot Blennerhassett wrote:
> > Remove HPI4000
> This also requires update to alsa-firmware/asihpi with files from 
> http://audioscience.com/internet/download/firmware/dspbins30914.tar.gz
> dsp4*.bin are no longer required.

Oops, forgot to update this -- committed to HG tree now.

> Also alsa-driver/pci/asihpi/hpi4000.* are no longer required.
> AudioScience next stable driver release (3.10.0) will not include support for 
> ASI4xxx cards.
> AudioScience will continue to maintain our version 3.08.xx with bugfixes for 
> these cards and  ALSA 1.0.16 will be the last alsa release with support for 
> ASI4xxx.

OK.  BTW, what if the newer firmware is loaded onto the old driver?
Would it be safer to rename the firmware file for each incompatible
version?  If yes, we can change the asihpi driver code together with
the firmware renames to couple tightly.



More information about the Alsa-devel mailing list