[alsa-devel] snd-hda-intel and MSI

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Wed Sep 23 17:58:37 CEST 2009

At Wed, 23 Sep 2009 16:52:43 +0100,
Tony Vroon wrote:
> On Wed, 2009-09-23 at 17:43 +0200, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > MSI is broken on some platforms.  IIRC, almost all non-Intel platforms
> > didn't work until the recent ones.  So, it can't be enabled blindly as
> > default, unfortunately.
> Most of the "broken" platforms were AMD with integrated northbridges
> where the required HyperTransport MSI mappings weren't enabled.
> This is now handled correctly. I've seen graceful reverts where MSI
> wasn't possible. (I recently submitted a patch for sata_nv to enable
> MSI)

Hm, a good point.  Maybe we can start running toward the wall again in
order to check whether it's thin enough to break through.   But, this
change is unlikely for 2.6.32.


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