[alsa-devel] [PATCH 00/44 v3] Enhancement of support for Firewire devices

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Fri Apr 4 09:04:23 CEST 2014

At Thu, 03 Apr 2014 21:17:27 +0200,
David Henningsson wrote:
> On 03/21/2014 12:09 PM, Takashi Sakamoto wrote:
> > This series is an update for my previous series:
> > [alsa-devel] [GIT PULL][PATCH 00/39 v2] Enhancement of support for Firewire
> > devices
> > http://mailman.alsa-project.org/pipermail/alsa-devel/2014-March/073868.html
> Hi,
> I've tested Takashi's patches [1] with my one Firewire device (Presonus
> FP10) and I've found it to work well, both midi and audio.
> In addition, during my testing I've found Takashi Sakamoto to be very
> good to work with, and I'm confident he will continue to look after the
> driver for some time ahead.
> While I haven't looked through the patches in detail - after all, the
> firewire stack is not really my point of expertise (yet!) - but from a
> pragmatic view, having ALSA kernel support for firewire devices is a
> very welcome addition. (Although a late one, considering firewire's
> declining popularity.)
> While not everything is perfect yet - e g PulseAudio and Audacity are
> two applications that would require some coding on either end to
> facilitate better integration - no driver is ever perfect, and the
> current driver is a big step in the right direction.
> To sum up, from my pragmatic view I've found the patch series [1] to be
> stable enough to mainline, and I recommend merging this patch series for
> the 3.15 kernel merge window.

For 3.15, it's too late, sorry.


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