ALSA 1.0.17 in the kernel.

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at
Fri Jul 25 20:37:47 UTC 2008

Luke Yelavich wrote:
> Hey folks. I'm aware that you like to track kernel upstream as
> closely as possible, and I'm also aware that alsa drivers 1.0.16 are
> in kernel 2.6.26. However, I am pondering pushing alsa 1.0.17 into
> Intrepid, which will require updating the drivers in the kernel. As
> you may be aware, for hardy, we managed to mismatch alsa components
> to the point where things are somewhat broken for many users. When
> these users made use of alsa-lib 1.0.16, to match the kernel drivers,
> things resolved themselves.
> Since I am not eager to repeat that experience, the first step is to
> get the kernel code updated, before userspace can follow. The URL for
> the alsa upstream git trees are below. If needed I can supply
> tags/hashes for commits between 1.0.16 and 1.0.17.
> git://
> Looking forwrad to hearing from you WRT this matter.
> Luke

Luke - we'll look into it first thing next week.

Tim Gardner tim.gardner at

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