[alsa-devel] Merging alsa-firmware into linux-firmware
tiwai at suse.de
Thu Jul 22 14:46:33 CEST 2010
At Thu, 22 Jul 2010 14:41:20 +0200,
David Henningsson wrote:
> On 2010-07-22 13:20, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> > At Thu, 22 Jul 2010 12:07:33 +0200,
> > David Henningsson wrote:
> >> usx2yloader however seems to put files outside the /lib/firmware path
> >> (/usr/share/alsa/...), and I believe it has a userspace firmware loader
> >> triggered by an udev event.
> > These are basically for 2.2 / 2.4 kernels. Don't touch them unless you
> > are 100% sure you do right :)
> Assuming you mean the tascam usx2yloader, a little digging shows that,
Ah, OK, I was somehow confused about hdsploader & co installing to
About usx2y stuff, it's like what you wrote below.
> 1) the usx2y driver never calls request_firmware (unless I really missed
> 2) there is an Ubuntu specific patch which creates an udev rule for
> calling tascam_fw and tascam_fpga (from alsa-tools) when a tascam device
> is connected.
> Are you saying that the tascam devices (us122, us224, us428) no longer
> need that firmware?
They need the firmware files.
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