Please cherry-pick audio patch for Dell Optiplex

David Henningsson david.henningsson at
Tue Aug 3 12:49:12 UTC 2010

2010-08-03 14:43, Tim Gardner skrev:
> On 08/03/2010 01:50 AM, David Henningsson wrote:
>> I would like us to cherry-pick commit b08b1637ce from
>>, put it into
>> Maverick, test it there for a month or two and assuming no regressions,
>> I'll submit it to stable at and it'll reach Lucid that way. It's
>> in Takashi's tree, so it will be in 2.6.36.
>> If applied, it will fix playback on several Dell Optiplex machines and
>> some others. There is a theoretical risc for regressions for people
>> having ALC268 chips with broken BIOSes, but I believe it is very small,
>> but still that's why I would like some testing in Maverick first.
>> (If the patch does not apply cleanly, apply 5d4abf93 first.)
> Propose them as stable updates to stable at _after_ they've been
> merged into Linus' tree.

That way they'll reach Lucid and Maverick at the same time, right? I
think it would be better to have them in Maverick a while first - I
don't think there are any regressions, but I'd like to play it safe.

Does that make sense to you?

David Henningsson, Canonical Ltd.

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