Re: sound/gus problems

Hannu Savolainen (
Mon, 10 Mar 1997 16:36:57 +0200 (EET)

On Mon, 10 Mar 1997, Jan Hubicka wrote:

> Hi
> I justcompiled 2.1.28 kernel with new sound driver. and I ran into problems.
> First after starting gmos driver crashed computer and said that dma -1
> can not be allocated(or something similiar)
> so I reconfigured kernel for duplex (11,6,
> gmod started fine..some mods sonds welll but some s3m/xm really ugly(and
> different that at earlier versions)
> digital sound sucks(mikmod/koules wont work and driver says abou dma
> times out..) - playes just for about half an second with ticks.
> Everything worked fine at 2.0.x series and ealier.
> After updatin of driver for new memcpy_tofs I god problems-dma times out,
> longer mods was played incorrectly..this was almost fixed by prerelease
> of driver
> that was not added into kernel.. but now problems are back..
> is there some sollution?
Currently the GUS driver is rather broken and it doesn't work very well. I
will fix it after finishing rewrite of dmabuf.c. It should be ready within
couple of months. Until that the only solution is to use Linux 2.0.29.

Best regards,

Hannu Savolainen (, (Open Sound System (OSS)) (OSS Free/TASD/VoxWare)