[alsa-devel] emi62 (may be slightly off-topic)

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Fri Feb 15 15:44:10 CET 2013

At Tue, 12 Feb 2013 09:17:54 +0100,
Karl Grill wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm not quite sure if this is really on-topic as the emi62 loader is not
> in alsa-driver. On the other hand, the patch is small (changing only two
> bytes in the sources, one in  the binary - as a matter of fact, I fixed
> the driver for myself by directly patching the binary), so I'll attach
> it here (against the alsa-kernel tree). The driver has been broken since
> kernel 2.6.27 (http://xiphmont.livejournal.com/46858.html).

Could you resend the patch to usb-devel ML instead?
They are responsible for that path.

> BTW, the firmware for both the 6|2m and the 2|6 in the alsa-firmware
> package are in the wrong format (the kernel drivers don't work with raw
> binaries but with the binary ihex .fw format), and it is installed in
> the wrong place. This may create some confusion - it did so for me. As
> the mainstream linux kernel already contains the proper firmware, it
> might be the best solution to remove the emi_26_62 stuff altogether.

Fair enough, I'll remove it from alsa-firmware.



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