[alsa-devel] [PATCH V2 5/9] Main rewite of the mpc5200 audio DMA code

Juergen Beisert jbe at pengutronix.de
Mon May 25 09:56:27 CEST 2009


On Sonntag, 24. Mai 2009, Jon Smirl wrote:
> On Sun, May 24, 2009 at 2:55 PM, Wolfram Sang <w.sang at pengutronix.de> wrote:
> >> Rewrite the mpc5200 audio DMA code to support both I2S and AC97. Make it
> >> more robust.
> >
> > Why is it more robust?
> I've implemented retries for when the AC97 hardware doesn't reset on
> first try. About 10% of the time both the Efika and pcm030 AC97 codecs
> don't reset on first try and need to be poked multiple times.  Failure
> is indicated by not having the link clock start ticking. Every once in
> a while even five pokes won't get the link started and I have to power
> cycle.

Do you know this (from our website)?

"The AC97 mixer needs a hardware patch to make it wake up from power down 
mode. Download here the instruction how to do so."



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