[alsa-devel] [PATCH] Add AC'97 driver for AT91SAM9263ek atmel board.

Sedji Gaouaou sedji.gaouaou at atmel.com
Thu Oct 2 11:45:54 CEST 2008

Mark Brown a écrit :
> On Thu, Oct 02, 2008 at 11:19:48AM +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
>> Sedji Gaouaou wrote:
>>> Sedji Gaouaou a ?crit :
>>> When I was writing this patch I was wondering if it should actually be 
>>> in the sound/arm directory or in a sound/soc/atmel directory?
>> sound/arm looks correct unless the driver is based on the ASoC
>> framework.
> Indeed.
> If you look at pxa2xx-ac97 you'll see that for that there's actually two
> drivers (both of which now share most of the actual hardware access code
> thanks to some good work by Dmitry Baryshkov), one for the non-ASoC AC97
> framework and one for use within ASoC.  Both can be useful, though the
> ASoC one is only useful if people design boards which can make use of
> the extra features it provides.
Should I provide the same thing?
This driver is not based on the ASoC.
Nevertheless I can see that there is a ac97 driver in sound/soc/codec, 
so should I do the same as pxa, I mean create 2 drivers?

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