re: Small fixes for 2.1.23

Ion Badulescu (
Tue, 28 Jan 1997 13:50:36 -0500 (EST)

On Tue, 28 Jan 1997, Trevor Johnson wrote:

> I'm running Linux 2.1.23 with the patches Ion Badulescu posted to
> linux-kernel as "Small fixes for 2.1.23" and with Takashi Iwai's AWE32
> driver. When I try to play any mod file with Mr. Iwai's modified gmod:
> it does not play the file (there is a click and hiss as the sound driver
> loads, but none of the desired output). Then, if I press control-c,
> I consistently get an oops. I tried updating the AWE32 driver from 0.3.0a
> and 0.3.2, but that had no effect. Nor did applying the second version of
> the "Small fixes for 2.1.23" patches.

Well, the initial version of the patches wasn't really a fix, but rather
something to make the sound driver compile. You will _reliably_ get an
oops if your program tries to select on any of the sound devices. :)

The second version is the real fix, and it shouldn't oops anymore.


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