[alsa-devel] [PATCH 0/3] make the sgtl5000-codec work

Mark Brown broonie at opensource.wolfsonmicro.com
Tue Jul 19 18:59:49 CEST 2011

On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 06:46:39PM +0200, Wolfram Sang wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 19, 2011 at 04:13:37PM +0100, Mark Brown wrote:

> > The only reason steps are ever used is for AC'97 devices which don't use
> > the generic cache code as they're pretty much obsolete so the framework
> > support is mostly just carried around as legacy.  The step size is used
> > in the cache display code which does use it.  If someone was interested
> > enough to convert AC'97 over that'd be nice.

> I am a bit confused now: Do you want to retire the step size in the long run?
> Then my sgtl-patch might be the right approach after all.

Err, no.  I'm saying there's no current use of step size in the
soc-cache code because no modern hardware has any need for it.

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