[Pkg-alsa-devel] Bug#614076: Bug#614076: IEC859 does not work in ALSA with CS4630 chipset
riesebie at lxtec.de
Sat Feb 19 20:36:05 UTC 2011
* Karsten Malcher [110219 19:25 +0100]:
> Hi Elimar,
> >This card isn't supported by Debian's ALSA since 1.0.17.dfsg-1
> >because of DFSG violations. See
> >/usr/share/doc/alsa-base/changelog.Debian.gz and browse to
> I can't find anything regarding the CS46XX in the Changelog.
> On the other hand i can't understand such a hard DFSG-restriction in this
alsa-driver (1.0.17.dfsg-1) unstable; urgency=medium
* New upstream release.
- closes: #401780, no sound with VIA 8235
- closes: #467421, FTBFS timer.c
- closes: #490710, fails to compile with kernel-source-2.6.25-2
- closes: #493543, please update to version 1.0.17
- closes: #484441, Headphone jacks on nVidia MCP67 laptops do not work
- closes: #491576, Please package 1.0.17
[ Elimar Riesebieter ]
* Removed because of DFSG violations:
> >1.0.17.dfsg-1. Debian's kernel doesn't support this card as well,
> Sorry - i believe this is nonsense - because the card is working after i
> downloaded the firmware sources from kernel.org and compiled them for
Hmm, you compiled upstream sources but not Debian sources.......
> Analog sound is working fine - just the IEC859 is missing.
> I think it is the missing configuration of it?
This card isn¯t supported from Debian distribution.
> >I close this bug hereby.
> I see no reason to close a bug for hardware that is still in use.
The bug was closed because it isn't relevant for Debian, though.
> When you are the opnion this is justified because the hardware is to old,
This is really nonsens.....
> then Linux become as usable as Windows.
The driver  is supported from upstream  but not from Debian .
> There the chip has no driver since Windows Vista.
Beats the hell out of me! ;-)
It's a good thing we don't get all
the government we pay for.
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