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

Rene Herman rene.herman at keyaccess.nl
Mon Mar 17 23:04:55 CET 2008

On 15-03-08 02:18, Tyson Whitehead wrote:

> With regard to the sound driver, the es18xx does endless looping on the first 
> second or so of sound on my box (a PWS500au) unless I apply my patch, which 
> just enables the alternative interupt detection code in the driver.  Even 
> then, though, I believe it still only works in 8bit mode.

Could you attach that patch? Links I'm finding are to


which seems to be dead.

> The sb8 driver also works for me.  For this reason, I basically decided to 
> forget about my es18xx patch.  It doesn't get me anything the sb8 driver 
> doesn't give me, and it forces me to keep compiling my own kernels.
> Cheers!  -Tyson
> PS:  The Debian 2.6.24 kernel actually panicked on me (instead of infinitely 
> looping on the first second of sound) when I tried the stock es18xx driver.


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