[alsa-devel] How can PCI resource allocation fail?

Vedran Miletić rivanvx at gmail.com
Fri Mar 13 11:24:16 CET 2009

On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 9:24 AM, Takashi Iwai <tiwai at suse.de> wrote:
> At Fri, 13 Mar 2009 08:44:26 +0100,
> Clemens Ladisch wrote:
>> Christian P. Schmidt wrote:
>> > I'm toying with the alsa-driver for the Creative Labs X-Fi. I'm working
>> > on the PCI Express version of this card,
>> ... which isn't supported ...
> You can try sound-unstable tree.  If your device is a Vista-compatible
> model, it may work with snd-hda-intel (with a luck).
>   git://git.kernel.org/pub/scm/linux/kernel/git/tiwai/sound-unstable-2.6.git
> The corresponding alsa-driver snapshot is:
>   ftp://ftp.kernel.org/pub/linux/kernel/people/tiwai/snapshot/alsa-driver-unstable-snapshot.tar.gz
> If it's no Vista-compatible (i.e. HD-audio compatible) model, you can
> try topic/sbxfi branch of the sound unstable tree above.  Just
> pull/merge the branch after cloning.
> Takashi
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IIRC, all PCI-E X-Fi cards are UAA (this part I'm pretty certain
about), and all UAA X-Fi cards are PCI-E (I saw at some point some OEM
X-Fi card that had two chips, one on the front and other on the rear,
so not totally sure about this one).


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