[linux-audio-user] Problem possibly RT related?
rlrevell at joe-job.com
Sun Jan 1 16:31:27 EST 2006
On Sun, 2006-01-01 at 15:48 -0500, Lee Revell wrote:
> On Sun, 2006-01-01 at 12:18 -0800, Noah Roberts wrote:
> > On 1/1/06, Lee Revell <rlrevell at joe-job.com> wrote:
> > > On Sun, 2006-01-01 at 10:48 -0800, Noah Roberts wrote:
> > > > On 12/31/05, Lee Revell <rlrevell at joe-job.com> wrote:
> > > > > On Sat, 2005-12-31 at 21:42 -0800, Noah Roberts wrote:
> > > > > > I bought a wireless PCMCIA card and had the oddest things happen when
> > > > > > I load the module.
> > > > >
> > > > > Which module?
> > > >
> > > > rt2500
> > >
> > > I don't see this in the kernel source tree.
> > You can get it at http://rt2x00.serialmonkey.com as it isn't part of
> > the mainline kernel but is a special driver for this PCMCIA card. The
> > module I posted about was a different one (the one I tested before was
> > actually the rt2500 driver, the latest beta is supposed to be a catch
> > all for any version of these chipsets), but I just tried this one too
> > and it did the same thing to me so the problem is the same.
> > I am upgrading to the latest and greatest version of everything to see
> > if this helps. I had other RT problems with this kernel anyway.
> > Also, I apparently didn't set the trace options as those files didn't
> > exist for me. Big windstorm brewing too...might not get to finish
> > today (power might go out). I'll post more when I can. Thanks for
> > helping.
> That driver looks like a piece of junk. It's clearly a quick and dirty
> port of Windows code (the comments refer to running in "DPC context" and
> IRQ priority levels which do not exist on Linux). And there seems to be
> nothing stopping it from doing a LOT of work in (soft) IRQ context, like
> I don't understand why these developers would choose to develop their
> driver outside the Linux kernel. It obviously will need a LOT of work
> to be mergeable.
Sorry wrong link in the last message.
This the driver you should be using:
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