[alsa-devel] [PATCH] hda - add ALC889 quick id for Intel Los Lunas 2 desktop reference board

Wu Fengguang fengguang.wu at intel.com
Wed Dec 21 09:24:17 CET 2011

On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 04:09:36PM +0800, David Henningsson wrote:
> On 12/21/2011 08:23 AM, Wu Fengguang wrote:
> > On Wed, Dec 21, 2011 at 02:46:32PM +0800, Takashi Iwai wrote:
> >> I'm in the process removing all these model quirks.
> >
> > Doesn't that risk introducing many regressions? What would be the
> > problem if we switch to the generic HDA driver for *new* boards and
> > leave the old working quicks/models untouched?
> For me, it's the other way around. Whenever we try to improve the 
> generic behaviour of the codec driver, e g by adding configurable 
> auto-mute, jack detection notification etc, these old models get left 
> behind because the new stuff depends on information we get out of the 
> autoparser(s).
> By removing the model quirks, these machines can benefit from the new 
> functionality as well.

Yeah that's a good point of view! I cannot agree it any more.


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