[arch-dev-public] [signoff] kernel26-

Tobias Powalowski t.powa at gmx.de
Thu Dec 20 06:23:10 EST 2007

Am Donnerstag, 20. Dezember 2007 schrieb Alexander Baldeck:
> Pierre Schmitz wrote:
> > Am Mittwoch, 19. Dezember 2007 20:32:06 schrieb Varun Acharya:
> >> kmix: can't resize the window(from the corners), and the sliders occupy
> >> almost all screen real estate. I have to use alsamixer instead.
> >
> > I can confirm this. @tpowa: What would break if we do not use any alsa
> > snapshots but the stable release?
> I think th emost important argument for using snapshots is that they
> support more odd variants of soundcards in laptops and other weird
> devices. From what I can tell, not much in the functioning of the
> drivers themselves changes unless alsa actually does release.
> It's a lot of work to break out just PCI-ids and mixer tables properly
> so I see that as a reason to go with a full backport. Nevertheless, my
> snd-hda-intel (actually a realtek card on an nvidia board, weird huh?)
> doesn't do playback anymore. alsamixer pops out of nowhere but the mixer
> devices are some I have never seen before and make no sense in the way
> they are labeled.
> Cheers,
> -G

please try it reverts to plain kernel alsa

Tobias Powalowski
Archlinux Developer & Package Maintainer (tpowa)
tpowa at archlinux.org
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