Stefan Bader stefan.bader at canonical.com
Tue Apr 27 09:40:01 UTC 2010

Jerone Young wrote:
> Hi all,
> 	In Lucid kernel CONFIG_THINKPAD_ACPI_ALSA_SUPPORT has been enabled.
> There are some issues with this feature.
> 	- Thinkpad users cannot use alsa backports as thinkpad-acpi will
>           complain about alsa versions. This is required for newer
>           Thinkpads. thinkpad-acpi will not load if you install alsa
>           backports.
> 	- This feature still isn't completely sorted out and adds little
>           value at this point for the Ubuntu Desktop experience.
> 	Can this be turned off?

No, because this has been specifically requested to be in and is the reason
there is a quite recent thinkpad-acpi driver in Lucid. It is the way forward to
make the internal hw mixer usable.
It might be a reason to see whether the lbm alsa loading might be fixable. But
would TPs really need latest ALSA?


> 				Thanks,
> 					Jerone

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